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If you suffer from thyroid disease, you’ll want to learn about the link between Hashimotos and Gum Disease

Today, we want to tackle the topic of Hashimotos and Gum Disease. You may have heard the common phrase, “all disease starts in the gut.” A phrase that was coined over 2,000 years ago, which has been attributed to Hippocrates, the Greek founder of medicine. While that phrase is true, it’s also true that the mouth is often the window to the entire body. Meaning that if something isn’t right in your system, it’ll show signs in your mouth.

This means that your mouth is connected to more than just your teeth or even your gut – it’s connected to your thyroid, liver, kidneys, and all other parts of your body. In the past few years, the scientific community has determined the link between thyroid disease, and Hashimoto’s, with gum disease.

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August 9th, 2022

Posted In: Periodontal | Gum Disease

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Your Toothbrush Isn’t Going to Last Forever!

Most of us know our toothbrushes aren’t going to last forever. But it can be hard to figure out when our beloved bristles are nearing the end of their natural lifespan and you need to replace your toothbrush. You may be surprised to find out that according to manufacturer guidelines and dentist recommendations, your toothbrush should be replaced every 3 to 4 months.

There are also cases when you might need to replace your toothbrush sooner. If you don’t replace a toothbrush or electronic toothbrush head when it needs to be, it can affect your dental health and spread infection.

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February 22nd, 2022

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When you think of holidays, “protect your smile” is probably NOT at the top of your to-do list! Most of us can’t wait for the sugary confections and delicious treats that come with the holiday season. Christmas is only days away and New Year’s parties are being planned. You may be last-minute gift shopping and fretting over your holiday outfits and upcoming family events.

With all the joy and excitement the holidays bring us, all the excess sugar we consume can lead to an abundance of bacteria in our mouths. I know – it’s gross to think about, but thinking about our oral health now can save us a toothache once the holidays are over. Here’s what you can do!

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December 7th, 2021

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