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Oct
11
Best & Worst Halloween Candy

Best and worst Halloween candy for your teeth Basically, its comes down to a few simple things: The less sugar, the better… The microflora that cause cavities feed off of sugars, so limiting their access to sugar is always good. Try to avoid super sticky candies as they tend to stay on teeth longer, and …

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Jan
07
Healthy Baby

Research has proven a connection with periodontal disease (gum disease) and low weight –  preterm births in pregnant women.  The studies have shown an average of a 20% reduction in birth-weight when periodontal disease was induced in pregnant rats (Collins JG, Smith MA, Arnold RR, Offenbacher S. Effects of Escherichia coli and Porphyromonas gingivalis lipopolysaccharide …

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Aug
06
Dental Anesthetics

People who experience dentistry today have no idea what it was like for their parents. Technology has changed so much of the world, including the world of dental anesthetics. Today the drug of choice for many types of dental procedures and injection techniques is called Articaine. It is an amide that has an ester hydrolysis …

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