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  • That Daily Grind
    That Daily Grind

    Are you a night grinder? Studies show that up to 70% of us suffer from “bruxism,” or clenching and/or grinding our teeth. One in eight of us exhibit problematic symptoms as a result of this damaging ...

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  • Things that go
    Things that go "bump" -in the mouth

    They’re technically called “transient lingual papillitis,” but mom or dad may have called them “lie bumps” when you were growing up. We’re talking about those swollen, uncomfortable, or even itchy red ...

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  • Tips from the Pros - Our Dental Hygiene Team
    Tips from the Pros - Our Dental Hygiene Team

    As we rapidly approach 2018, Lynn, Ida, Ceil ,Tricia, Michelle, Susan, Dottie, Angela and Lauren have teamed up to share their GREAT EIGHT: HEALTHY DENTAL HYGIENE TIPS FOR 2018! #1 – Your brushing, ...

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  • Teeth Health Linked to Esophageal Cancer
    Teeth Health Linked to Esophageal Cancer

    New studies link certain mouth bacteria to the risk of EAC (esophageal adenocarcinoma) and ESCC (esophageal squamous cell carcinoma). Samples taken from the mouths of more than 100,000 people were ...

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  • On the Tip of Your Tongue
    On the Tip of Your Tongue

    Can cleaning your tongue improve your oral health? The American Dental Association says… maybe. Although they say there is no hard evidence that brushing and/or scraping your tongue will eliminate bad ...

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  • Tooth Loss Linked to Slower Mind and Body
    Tooth Loss Linked to Slower Mind and Body

    Patients ask us if there’s any truth behind the notion that losing teeth can cause memory problems. Actually, there is. A study reported a few years ago in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

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