How Your Teeth and Diabetes are Connected

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29.1 million people, or 9.3% of the U.S. population, have been diagnosed with diabetes. It is also projected that 8.1 million people have diabetes now but have yet to be diagnosed. What many people with diabetes do not realize is that their oral health is in jeopardy. Diabetes is all... Read more »

Pink in the Sink Might Be a Sign Your Gums are in Distress

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Brushing and flossing your teeth is an important part of an effective oral hygiene routine. If you notice that your gums are bleeding during any part of this basic regimen, you shouldn’t dismiss it as a sign of aggressive brushing and flossing. In many of these instances bleeding and inflamed... Read more »

The Basics of Gingivitis

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If your oral hygiene begins to suffer, you could end up with the beginning stages of gum disease known as gingivitis. For a better understanding of the basics of gingivitis, listed below are some important facts to think about: - Poor oral health habits such as smoking or chewing tobacco... Read more »

Insights on Gingivitis Symptoms and Treatments

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The American Dental Association estimates that 47 percent of adults over the age of 30 have some degree of gum disease. This is most often a result of hardened tartar buildup at the gumline that is caused by an inconsistent or inadequate daily oral hygiene routine. Other factors, like tobaccos... Read more »