October 18, 2019
Losing all your
teeth obviously has an impact on your oral health; you’ll likely need dentures
from your dentist in order to speak clearly and enjoy a balanced diet. But tooth
loss can have numerous unseen consequences as well. For example, if you’re a postmenopausal
woman who has lost most or all of your teeth, you might be at risk of
developing high blood pressure – and all the life-threatening complications it
can lead to. Read on to learn more about the link between cardiovascular health
and the empty space in your smile.
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October 10, 2019
Damaged feet, eyes, and kidneys are all complications of
poorly managed type 2 diabetes. But did you know that gum disease is another
one? That’s right, if you’re diabetic, you’re much more likely to develop gum
disease than those who aren’t diabetic. And, according to a recent study, there
may be a link between taking care of your diabetes and gum disease levels. Read
on as a
dentist explains the study.
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August 30, 2019
When was the last time you went to the dentist? If you’re
older than 80, chances are it has been way too long. A recent study from
researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and the University of Hawai’i
at Manoa has shown that as people age, they are statistically less and less
likely to see their dentist for a checkup or even for oral health problems.
Let’s take a closer look at the results of that study, and why you shouldn’t
let age stop you from seeing your dentist in
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June 2, 2019
June is an important month – it has Father’s Day, the
beginning of summer, graduations, and more. But did you know that June is also
Oral Health Awareness Month? While you should be proactive about your oral
health year-round, it’s important to take a month to focus on it and why it’s
so important. A dentist in Sarasota is here to talk more about why oral health
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April 6, 2019
April is mostly associated with spring weather and fool’s jokes, but did you know it is also a month that has been set aside to raise awareness for oral cancer? That’s right — and during Oral Cancer Awareness Month in 2019, we are taking the opportunity to talk about the importance of early detection through regular screenings. Keep reading to find out more about why it matters and how to go about talking to your friends and family about getting oral cancer screenings this month.
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