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Experts stress importance of dental care during pregnancy

A new article published in General Dentistry highlights the essential need for good oral health for those who are expecting a child. The report indicates that women undergo significant changes in their mouth during the course of their pregnancy. They may suffer from gingivitis, severe swollen gums or pregnancy tumors. Although gingivitis is the same […]

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What Is Implant Dentistry?

April 8, 2009 by ePR Source Implant dentistry has quickly become the preferred cosmetic dental treatment for missing teeth. Its advantages over traditional treatments such as dentures and bridges are so great that choosing implants over other treatments is a “no-brainer” for many who qualify for the procedure. Simply put, implants provide the most durable, […]

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What is Community Water Fluoridation?

Tooth Decay and Fluoride What is community water fluoridation? Community water fluoridation is the adjustment of the fluoride concentration in the community water supply to a level beneficial to reduce tooth decay and promote good oral health. The mineral fluoride is essential for strong healthy teeth that resist decay. Almost all waters contain some quantity […]

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Why is Oral Health Important for Women?

Sherri’s Story When I was pregnant, I began to have some bleeding around my gums when I brushed my teeth. My gums also looked swollen, and I started to get worried. I knew many pregnant women have some gum bleeding when brushing their teeth, but I decided to have my dentist check them out anyway. […]

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Why is Oral Health Important for Men?

Men are less likely than women to take care of their physical health and, according to surveys and studies, their oral health is equally ignored. Good oral health recently has been linked with longevity. Yet, one of the most common factors associated with infrequent dental checkups is just being male. Men are less likely than […]

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