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How Does Smoking Cause Gum Disease?

How Does Smoking Cause Gum Disease?

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In the last couple of blogs, we discussed that smoking impairs the reparative (healing) process that is required for successful restoration of the gums and bones when an implant is placed and also when a tooth is extracted. Smoking also … Continue reading

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Obesity and Sleep Apnea

Obesity and Sleep Apnea

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Sleep Apnea is the cessation of breathing (while asleep) for a certain period of time (at least 10 seconds). It is a condition that is often associated with, but not limited to individuals who are overweight. An increase in weight … Continue reading

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Bitewings: A Staple X Ray for Diagnosis In Dentistry

Bitewings: A Staple X Ray for Diagnosis In Dentistry

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In addition to a good clinical examination, there are two types of x rays that are needed in order to provide a thorough diagnosis. These x rays that provide two dimensional images are known as Bitewings (BW) and Periapicals (PA). … Continue reading

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Halitosis…otherwise known as bad breath

Halitosis…otherwise known as bad breath

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Oftentimes, you can see an ant on someone else, but you can’t see an elephant on yourself. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a funny thing.  Like the quote above, it’s typical that the people who have it aren’t … Continue reading

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