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What Are the Symptoms of Gum Disease?

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common infection that occurs when bacteria in dental plaque infect your gum tissue, causing inflammation. If you have gum disease, you may experience a variety of unpleasant symptoms, including: If you have gum...

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The Most Surprising Contributor to Bad Breath

In order to maintain excellent dental health, your entire digestive system should be working in tip top shape. Your internal flora are the front line of your immune system and your health (and your breath) can be affected in surprising ways by the health of your...

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New ADA Requirements for Teeth Whitening Products

The American National Standards Institute has approved a new standard for external tooth bleaching products. Developed by the American Dental Association, the new standard spells out the requirements for these products and establishes test methods for the industry to...

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Periodontal Diseases and Dental Caries

Periodontal disease has become a major concern for those researching dental health. Researchers must examine evidence from studies, and they must glean possible ideas concerning improvement in the area of mouth health from this evidence as well. Dental caries,...

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Whip Your Dental Diet into Shape

When it comes to your health and well-being, you are what you eat. We may eat with our eyes first, but according to the American Dental Association, your teeth and gums are much more than simply tools for eating. Excellent oral hygiene plays a key role in regards to...

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Your Diet and Healthy Gums and Teeth

Water plays an integral role in physical and mental health, but did you know it is good for your oral health too? According to the American Dental Association, fluoride, now available in 75% of the American water supply, makes teeth more resistant to the acidic...

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Serious Issue of Early Childhood Caries

Chronic tooth decay, also referred to as Early Childhood Caries (ECC), is the number one disease among young children and infants. ECC can leads to severe decay and untimely tooth loss, and is linked to other complex health issues. It typically starts when the child’s...

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Money Raised For Building Restoration in Nepal

The second Nepal earthquake caused even more damage to structures that had been weakened in the April disaster. The Dental Clinic building is home to our dental clinic, a medical clinic, and seven classrooms. It is our host school in this nation and one of three...

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