Almost 30 million people are dealing with diabetes every single day, according to the American Dental Association. Diabetes can make you at high risk for cavities, dry mouth, inflamed gums or gum disease, and more. Similarly, in a study conducted by The American College of Cardiology, a high percentage of people with gum disease also suffer from high blood pressure.

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September 10th, 2019

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gum-disease

Hearing positive feedback after your teeth cleaning is one of the best feelings and maintaining good oral health practices is an essential way to greatly reduce your chances of a common dental ailment that affects most adults, gum disease. In a nutshell, gum disease is an infection of the tissue surrounding your teeth (the gums). However, there are different progressions of gum disease:

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April 23rd, 2019

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stop-smoking

Smoking is widely recognized as a bad habit due to the adverse effects it has on the body. Many people know the consequences such as lung diseases and cancer of the blood, liver, kidney, and other areas of the body. However, people still smoke despite these warnings.

Smoking can also create a variety of oral health issues, including stained teeth, oral cancer, and gum disease. For the smokers out there, quitting should be at the top of your new year’s resolutions list. When you stop smoking, you are committing to your overall well-being.

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January 8th, 2019

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