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The Two Types of Bacteria that Cause Gum Disease

Posted by  on January 15, 2019

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Your mouth is full of good and bad bacteria that usually coexist in harmony. In fact, research shows you may be living with anywhere from 34 to 72 different strains at once. When everything is in balance, the good bacteria keeps the not-so-good in check and all is well. However,
There may come a time when you need to have a surgical procedure to protect your periodontal health. If that is the case for you right now, you are in excellent hands with your periodontist in Belmont. Taking the right steps pre- and post-op will help to ensure that you

What Are the Benefits of Dental Implants vs. a Bridge?

Posted by  on November 6, 2018

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When you have lost one or more teeth, the first thing on your to-do list should be finding a quality replacement. In the case of one or two missing teeth, your options will include dental implants in Belmont or a fixed bridge. The former offers a far better solution most

There’s a Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Attacks

Posted by  on October 14, 2018

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You may think you can skate through life with lax oral hygiene habits for a while, but be careful. Your oral health is closely tied to your overall wellbeing — and letting the former slide can have a big impact on your cardiovascular health, especially. There is a growing mountain

Want to Prevent Gum Disease? Hit the Gym

Posted by  on August 14, 2018

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Preventing gum disease becomes more of a battle as you age, as does keeping off those few extra pounds around your waist. You know exercise will help with the latter, but what if it could improve your periodontal health as well? It can, according to a report published in the