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Mar. 28 2017

Study Shows Most People Skip Dental Visits

Going for a dental checkup apparently isn’t a priority for many people. A new poll shows that the average time between dental checkup is 3 years and 8 months. The information comes from the Web site

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Mar. 23 2017

Oral Bacteria Could Produce Heart Disease

There’s a newly discovered correlation between gum disease and heart disease. Gum disease and heart disease are caused by the same bacteria, according to a University of Florida study. The study was

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Mar. 22 2017

Red Wine may not be so Good for Oral Health

Red wine may be good for your overall health but not so much for you oral health. The acidity of red wine leaves a mark on your teeth and over time that takes its toll. A survey released recently sho

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Mar. 17 2017

Lumps and Bumps

INTRODUCTION Diagnosis involves gathering data from the patientís history, clinical examination, and testing; interpreting the data that is obtained; then, formulating a differential diagnosis7. Havi

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Mar. 15 2017

Root Canals Could Be Seeing Their Last Days

Could root canal procedures go by the wayside in the not-too-distant future? Scientists from the University of Nottingham and Harvard University's Wyss Institute hope so. They're developing a new tre

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Mar. 3 2017

Giving Plaque the Brush-Off

To prevent cavities, you need to remove plaque, the transparent layer of bacteria that coats the teeth. The best way to do this is by brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing at least once a day.

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Mar. 2 2017

Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

The Canadian Dental Association recommends the assessment of infants, by a dentist, within 6 months of the eruption of the first tooth or by one year of age. The goal is to have your child visit the d

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Mar. 1 2017

Fluoride and Your Child

Fluoride is a mineral found in soil, water (both fresh and salt) and various foods. It has a positive effect on oral health by making teeth more resistant to decay. Fluoride can also prevent or even r

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Feb. 28 2017

Dental Care for Seniors

Canadians of all ages can enjoy good oral health and benefit from regular professional dental care. Provided you look after them, your teeth and gums will look good and stay healthy for life. As you

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