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How Stress Can Affect Your Oral Health

To maintain optimal oral health, a delicate balance must be maintained. The management of plaque bacteria, the way that your teeth fit together, your diet, and the proper function of your immune system must all work together in harmony. When one or more of these factors is affected, your oral health can suffer significantly. The…

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Is Fear Keeping You Away from the Dentist?

Few patients are actually excited about the thought of going to a dental appointment. In fact, most patients will admit that they usually love their dentists and the staff, but just don’t enjoy have dental work done. While some patients may be able to manage and work through these feelings, there are millions each year…

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Keeping Teeth Healthy During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, it’s important to protect your overall health, and that certainly includes your dental health. In fact, it is recommended that women who are planning to become pregnant should be free from cavities and gum disease prior to conceiving. In preparation for pregnancy, during pregnancy, and during the months following the birth, your dentist…

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My Gums Bleed When I Brush: Should I Be Concerned?

Bleeding is never a sign of good health. Instead, it’s an inflammatory response that alerts you when your body is trying to recover from some form of trauma. It’s a sign that something is wrong. Identifying the cause of the bleeding and taking steps to resolve the issue can prevent the problem from becoming more…

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Dr. John M. Hucklebridge on “Hot On Health And Beauty”

Dr. Hucklebridge: When I was 15, I decided that I was looking at art and science, and I like both of them. So, I thought that dentistry would probably be a good combination of both of them. Narrator: In the 20 years since, Dr. Hucklebridge has raised his medical expertise to an art form as…

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