Tag: Risk


A cavitation is an infected hole in your jaw bone

Cavitations — The Silent Killer

You probably already know that having a root canal can be a traumatic experience, but did you realize that by having a root canal, you are automatically put into the category of people who could suffer long term, and none too pleasant effects from the procedure? The same holds true for people who have had tooth extractions, had their wisdom teeth taken out, or have...

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Are You Making These Five HUGE Exercise Mistakes?

Are You Making These Five HUGE Exercise Mistakes?

I was just browsing Dr. Mercola’s website and found this great article on exercise mistakes. Exercise is always such a hot topic, yet so many people make so many mistakes. Check out his article, below, and see where you stand (full article at http://fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitness/archive/2011/05/28/the-better-results-with-less-effort-workout-structure.aspx) By Jeff Spencer, MA, DC One of the most overlooked and powerful ways to get faster and better workout results is...

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Dr. Mercola on the Dangers of Fluoridated Toothpaste

Dr. Mercola on the Dangers of Fluoridated Toothpaste

Regular readers of our website, along with our patients, are well aware of the dangers of ingested fluoride. Less frequently we discuss the downsides to topical fluoride (like what you find in most toothpaste). Research that’s been done is spotty at best, but for the most part, research has shown that large doses of topical fluoride MAY have a positive effect on decay. Of course,...

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Oral Exams Could be a Good Indicator of Lung Cancer

Tips for Keeping Your Teeth Healthy in 2011 and Beyond

At the risk of serious cliche, I have decided to post a list of ways to help you protect your teeth in 2011. Of course, these aren’t resolutions. I won’t call it a “top 10” list, and to be honest, it applies no matter what time of year it is. But… people always seem to inspire themselves to make changes as the calendar flips on...

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Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes can cause serious problems in your mouth. You can do something about it. If you have diabetes, make sure you take care of your mouth. People with diabetes are at risk for mouth infections, especially periodontal (gum) disease. Periodontal disease can damage the gum and bone that hold your teeth in place and may lead to painful chewing problems. Some people with serious gum...

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