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Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Every year, millions of men and women in North America are affected by diabetes. Those who have been diagnosed with it understand that it can cause problems with various body parts and systems including the nerves, eyes, kidneys and the heart. There are a number of oral health problems that dentists associate with diabetes as…

Oral Health During Pregnancy

When the news comes that you are expecting a child, a lot goes through your head. How will you decorate the baby’s room? Will you get morning sickness? What name will you choose? One thing that, understandably, does not jump to the forefront of most expecting mothers during pregnancy is the question of how your…

Custom Athletic Mouthguards – Top Quality, and Only From Your Dentist

This time of year means getting back into full-swing at school for many families. From backpacks to binders and everything in-between, people have probably already bought most of the things their child needs in the classroom. Some families are also buying items their children will need outside of the classroom as well – specifically, on…

Orthodontics – Not Just for Kids: Having Straighter Teeth as an Adult is Easier Than Ever

If you’re thinking about getting braces, there’s great news – experts agree that it’s never too late. To support this point, some reports suggest that adults make up nearly half of all orthodontic patients who have decided to get the smile they’ve always wanted. And, if you think these adults are walking around with the…

Mercury-Free Composite Fillings And Silver Amalgam Fillings – What’s The Difference?

Amalgam (Silver) Fillings – A Long And Established Record Of Safety Before we talk about composite fillings, it’s important to note that traditional amalgam (silver) fillings are currently found in the teeth over 100 million people in North America. While the formulation of these fillings does include a tiny amount of mercury content, the safety…