Why Extract Your Wisdom Teeth?

Extracting your wisdom teeth, or third molars, is a common procedure usually performed on teenagers and young adults. Recovering from wisdom teeth extraction often involves pain for a while and the need to rinse out your mouth so food doesn’t get caught in the sockets. You might wonder why you need your wisdom teeth extracted […]

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Bad dental habits/top teeth wreckers

Good oral hygiene and dental habits are incredibly important. Without proper care, teeth will decay and cause any number of health complications. Cavities, toothaches, bad breath, gum disease, and more are all caused by bad oral and eating habits. Of course, they are all preventable as well and choosing the right foods and dental care […]

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Diabetes and its contribution to gum disease

Diabetes is a terrible disease with an enormous impact on the lives of those affected. There are numerous health risks and side effects of the disease for diabetes patients and among those is the risk of periodontal (gum) disease. If diabetes sufferers fail to properly control sugar intake, the higher levels of glucose in their […]

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Dry mouth (xerostomia) and its contribution to periodontal (gum) disease

A dry mouth (xerostomia) is a condition where the salivary glands fail to produce enough saliva to keep the mouth moist. Once this happens, there is no way for food debris or bacteria to be washed from the surface of teeth and this can greatly increase the chances of cavities and periodontal (gum) disease. Although […]

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