Posts From the monthly archives: "September 2017"
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What are dental implants? Dental implants are rods, usually made of threaded titanium, that is screwed into holes that are drilled into the upper or lower jaw, in style replacing the root of a tooth. Over time, the implant melds with the bone of the jaw to make a secure foundation for fastening crowns, bridges…(Read More)

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IS THIS THE BEGINNING OF A GROWING ORAL PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM? In today’s world more and more people are using marijuana, but do they really know what the side effects are? There is so much controversy over this issue and not many people are giving the health side much consideration, especially when it starts…(Read More)

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Infant Dental Care

When should dental care begin? A baby’s dental care should begin even before their teeth have appeared. Care begins with cleaning the baby’s…

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COVID-19: The Coronavirus Disease

The world at the moment is deeply concerned about the current and future impacts of a new viral respiratory disease, called “COVID-19”. This blog…

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Diabetes and Oral Health

The connection between oral health and overall heath is perhaps nowhere clearer than in the case of diabetes. Diabetics are at a higher risk of…

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Aging and Oral Health

The old adage, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” applies in some ways to the topic of oral care for the elderly…

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Erosive Tooth Wear

What is Erosive Tooth Wear? The term “erosive tooth wear” broadly describes various types of loss of tooth enamel. Significant erosive tooth wear occurs in…

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Eating Disorders and Dental Health

Eating disorders affect the whole body, and impact oral health as a part of overall health. In addition to negative overall health effects, eating disorders…

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Overcoming Fears of Dentistry

Anxiety, fears, and phobias The anxieties of being a dental patient begin before even going to the dentist: many people balk at visiting a dentist…

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Dentistry for the Pregnant Patient

Safety concerns During pregnancy, women are particularly attuned to health matters, and dental considerations included. Fortunately, relatively few dental procedures need to be handled differently…

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Care of Dental Implants

The supporting matrix The first thing to remember when thinking of proper care of dental implants is that they are in important ways more like…

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Just How Safe Are Herbal Medications?

Healing with medicinal plants is as old as mankind itself. Herbal medications are typically made from plants, herbs, roots and are known as Complementary Alternative…

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Breast Cancer Prevention and Oral Health

Breast Cancer: Why Me?

Breast Cancer Prevention and Oral Health Bruce Wylde (B.Sc. Hons., DHMHS) is a holistic practitioner who sees a connection between general holistic practice and…

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