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Year: 2013

Dental problems. Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

Not every oral health problem is visible or results in pain or discomfort. Just because you don’t see a dramatic change with your teeth or gums or feel pain, it doesn’t mean your oral health is in ideal shape. Again, only your dentist has the expertise to determine this, and only regular appointments with your …

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HEALTHY GUMS AND A HEALTHY HEART: THE PERIO-CARDIO CONNECTION

Cardiovascular disease, the leading killer of men and women in the United States, is a major public health issue contributing to 2,400 deaths each day. Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease that destroys bone and gum tissues that support the teeth affects nearly 75 percent of Americans and is the major cause of adult tooth …

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Eating Disorders , Anorexia & Bulimia

More than 10 million Americans currently are affected by serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating, according to the National Eating Disorders Association. While anyone can suffer from an eating disorder, they are most common in teenagers and young adult women. In addition to having a negative impact on an individual’s health …

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The symptoms of mouth or throat cancer

The National Cancer Institute estimates that about 40,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with mouth or throat cancer in 2012. The oral cavity includes your lips, cheek lining, gums, front part of your tongue, floor of the mouth beneath the tongue and the hard palate that makes up the roof of your …

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Healthy Gums and a Healthy Heart: The Perio-Cardio Connection

Cardiovascular disease, the leading killer of men and women in the United States, is a major public health issue contributing to 2,400 deaths each day. Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease that destroys bone and gum tissues that support the teeth affects nearly 75 percent of Americans and is the major cause of adult tooth …

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