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[VIDEO] Risk of Heat Stroke in Carrollton, TX

Since Memorial Day is now in the rear view mirror, that means the unofficial kickoff to summer has begun!    Along with fun days at the pool and family vacations, there’s the oppressive summer heat that Texas is known for. … Continue reading

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What Gums Have to Do with Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States, causing more than 1 in 4 deaths annually. Heart disease occurs when plaque builds up and thickens and stiffens the artery walls, which … Continue reading

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Chlorine and Your Teeth: Summer 2019

When you think of summer safety tips, the first things that comes to is properly applying sunscreen, remembering to douse yourself in bug spray, or enforcing water safety and keeping a close eye on little ones at the pool. And, … Continue reading

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[VIDEO] What’s In An Oral Cancer Exam?

In 2019, it’s estimated that about 53,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer. And more than 10,000 people diagnosed with one of these cancers will die.     Scheduling and going to your biannual cleaning is more important … Continue reading

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Bleeding Gums—Is It Always Gingivitis?

After brushing your teeth, how many times have you looked in the sink a seen a little blood? If we’re being truthful, this has happened to most people many times.     The sight of blood might not raise alarms since … Continue reading

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Josey Lane’s Mouthwash Review

While you’re very familiar with idea of brushing your teeth twice a day, that “two minutes, twice daily” doesn’t tell the whole story.    If you’re only brushing your teeth and forgetting to floss and use mouthwash, then there’s more … Continue reading

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Who’s susceptible to dental avoidance?

In the last year, over one third of adults admitted avoiding going to the dentist. The reasons for avoidance range from lack of access to services, lack of dental insurance or inability to pay, or avoidance due to anxiety or … Continue reading

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How To Clean Your Dentures

Properly cleaning and taking care of your dentures is just as important as caring for your overall oral health.     A denture is a good alternative for people who have lost some or all of their teeth, and having one … Continue reading

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How can a tooth extraction change your life?

What a question! Anything to do with our pearly whites comes with medical, emotional and practical considerations. In an emotional sense as well as a very physical sense, teeth are hard. In fact, the outermost layer of our teeth (enamel) … Continue reading

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Dentures vs Overdentures – What They Are and How to Choose

Dentures and overdentures…    Probably the first thing that comes to mind when we hear any of these words is that dentures are only for seniors. Or for those of us who are creeping up in years, we just shudder … Continue reading

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