Category Archives: Heart Disease

10 Quick Tips About Teeth

1)  Flossing is good for your health and the health of your teeth. 2)  If your tooth needs a root canal, getting the treatment done would generally be better than pulling your tooth. 3)  When filling a space from a … Continue reading

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Why Diabetics Need Good Oral Health: Desert Ridge Smiles

Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which insulin is not regulating glucose properly.  It is one of the most common chronic illnesses, according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), and as of January 2011, 26 million Americans have diabetes and … Continue reading

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Is Sugar a Toxin?

  As a dentist, I have always been concerned about consumption of sugar, and the correlation to the amount of decay present in my patients. With the recent proposal of New York City Mayor  Michael Bloomberg to ban sodas and … Continue reading

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Your Comprehensive Dental Exam at the New Family Dentist: What should you expect?

With the ever increasing links between dental health and over-all health, your oral examinations may be more extensive than they were in the past. Be sure to bring a list of the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications that you take … Continue reading

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It’s the Inflammation, baby!

My instructor for aerobics class in the 80’s used to always say, “Exercise! It’s your life insurance policy!”  I have made exercise a part of my life because it makes me feel good, look good, and makes my body function … Continue reading

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