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Back to School: A parent’s review of children’s dental basics

Now that the summer is almost over, it is time to get your kids into the dentist before school starts back up!  In the meantime, here is a review of things to do for your children. Babies should not be … Continue reading

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Dental Dilemmas: Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)

Does your mouth feel drier than the Arizona desert? There are different things that may be contributing to this problem: Medications, such as those used to treat anxiety or depression, pain medications, antihistamines, decongestants, and those used to treat incontinence … 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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From Teething to Toddlers: What you should know about early dental care.

Congratulations on your new baby!  Develop good practices for your child’s oral health now, for your baby’s dental future.  Your child’s teeth began to develop in utero, and will continue this process long before any teeth will erupt.  The use of systemic fluoride … Continue reading

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