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What does oral bacteria have to do with a pretty smile?

Your oral health has a major effect on the overall health of your body, not just in your mouth. By maintaining healthy teeth and gums, you can make your body healthier from head to toe.

Oral Bacteria and Health

Bacteria in the mouth cause tooth decay – by feeding on the sugars in the foods and drinks we consume – they leave behind the waste, in the form of a biofilm known as dental plaque.

 Our mouths have lots of bacteria that is usually harmless. (Did you know that the bacteria in our body aids with digestion and other biological tasks?) However, if you do not brush or floss regularly, oral bacteria can reach dangerously high levels. When this happens, tooth decay, gum disease, and oral infections can be the nasty result.

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May 26th, 2020

Posted In: Periodontal | Gum Disease

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 We hope this message finds you and your family in good health.  Our dental family has been staying safe and working hard to help support our friends, family, and community while we have all been dealing with the pandemic.

 

We have also been spending time working together to ensure we are ready to safely resume seeing patients for their dental appointments as soon as possible, and we are excited to let you know that on Monday, May 11th we will be back to serve you!

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May 12th, 2020

Posted In: Services | Procedures

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