Severe Periodontitis is the Sixth Most Prevalent Disease in the World!

Do you wonder why oral hygiene is stressed so much by your dentist?  It is probably because so many people experience difficulties due to bad oral hygiene, such as periodontitis!

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Keep Your Teeth and Keep Your Mind!

A new study shows a link between tooth loss and slowing mind and body. 

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Colorectal Cancer May Be Caused By Oral Bacteria

The bacteria in your mouth could trigger cancer in your colon.  This is just one more reason to keep up on your oral hygiene!

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Periodontal Disease Increases Your Risk of Kidney Disease!

If there weren't already enough reasons to floss and take care of your gums, here is one more!

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Don't Sleep With Your Dentures Or You'll Get Pneumonia!

Your chances of getting pneumonia double by sleeping in your dentures, so take those things out before getting under the covers!

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Why Dental Hygiene is Important

We've all heard it a million times, "It's important to take care of our teeth".  What are some of the actual reasons why it is important though?

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Saliva Protects Our Teeth!

Mucus - part of the 0.5% of saliva that is not water - contains salivary mucins, compounds that actively protect teeth from damage by the cavity-causing bacterium Streptococcus mutans, according to a new study.

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One Kiss Transfers 80 million Bacteria!

Did you know that a kiss lasting 10 seconds transfers 80 million bacteria??  This means, over time, couples have virtually the same microbiota in their mouths!

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