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Menopause Can Affect Your Oral Health – Here’s Why

The connection between menopause and an increased risk for gum disease, heart disease and even oral cancer. Menstruation and childbirth are uncomfortable, yet joyful realities of womanhood. The coming of age for a woman is defined by her first monthly flow or “period” and signifies that she is now ready for future motherhood. There is, […]

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6 Signs that Gum Disease is Affecting Your Health!

What is your mouth telling you? Women’s health and the warning signs for gum disease. You brush. You floss. You’re practically the poster child for perfect dental hygiene. But you could still end up with gum disease—and that’s not good. Also known as periodontal disease, it’s basically a bacterial infection beneath the gum line that can affect […]

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How To Conquer Bad Breath Once And For All

Bad breath is an unpleasant smell from the mouth that can often negatively affect one’s self esteem when speaking to others. Bad breath is typically caused by several factors:     Improper Oral Hygiene: Plaque buildup around the teeth leads to bacterial growth, thus producing an unpleasant smell. If not cleaned properly, plaque can cause […]

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How to Prevent and Treat Gingivitis

If your gums start bleeding when you floss, it’s not flossing that’s the problem. Bleeding, puffy gums are a sign of gingivitis, the beginning stages of gum disease. This means you need to see your general dentist / local periodontist right away for treatment. “Eighty percent of people in America have some form of gum […]

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