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11 Facts About Gum Disease You Should Know

Gum disease is one of the most serious and common oral conditions that often go under the radar. This may be due to the spread of misconceptions or lack of awareness of this disease. Alternatively, it could be because more renowned oral ailments such as tooth decay, cavities, and impacted molars have overshadowed it. The …

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Pediatric Dentistry: Prevent Cavities With Dental Sealants

Tooth cavities (also known as tooth decay or caries) are common dental problems in children, toddlers, and teenagers. In fact, according to WebMD, not less than 43% of children between the ages of 2 to 19 had tooth cavities in 2015-2016. Untreated cavities can lead to infections and pain that may cause speaking, eating, learning, …

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How To Remove Tartar Without A Dentist

Who doesn’t wish an at-home oral health routine would be enough for perfectly white teeth? Unfortunately, for issues like tartar buildup, your daily oral care routine is just part of the equation. In this YouTube edition, we’ll discuss what tartar is, how you can prevent its buildup, and remove it without a dentist. What is …

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Getting to the Root of Common Teeth Problems

Although much of the focus surrounding teeth involves the appearance of teeth, common dental problems typically extend past visible issues to underlying concerns. At Modern Family Dental Care, we believe that oral health should be treated with an eye on underlying causes and that all incoming patients have the power to support their health through …

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How Swollen Gums and Damaged Teeth Impair Your Immune System

Swollen teeth and gums are often treated as though they are separate from the rest of a body. Toothaches are usually considered separate from earaches and other sinus issues, and are rarely (if ever) linked to other health issues.  In truth, though, your oral health plays a powerful role in your overall health, and should …

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