Oral Health Asthma

Your Oral Health and Asthma

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At Choice Family Dental, we want to highlight that May is Asthma Awareness Month. With over 20 million Americans diagnosed with Asthma, dentists are frequently seeing more and more oral health issues caused by asthma. How is my oral health affected by asthma? Adults and children that are asthmatic often see a correlation between their oral health and asthma. Breathing …

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Oral Health and Aging

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As we get older, there are many concerns to keeping up ones health, including their oral health. Ensuring that your teeth exist as long as you do is possible with proper oral care such as brushing, using fluoride toothpaste, and flossing, also keeping up with regular dental visits for cleanings and checkups. Dentures, health conditions, and medications are common issues …

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How does High Blood Pressure Affect Your Mouth?

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Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a common medical condition where the force of the blood against the artery walls is too high and is caused by several different factors including diet and stress. It is treated and managed by diet and medications in most cases. If you have high blood pressure, always discuss your condition and medications with your dentist. …

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The Importance Of Good Fitting Dentures

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As people age, their dentures don’t change, but their mouths do. If you have false teeth, they should fit properly. Proper care and regular dental visits are important factors for keeping your mouth healthy and your dentures in good shape. Problems From Poor Fitting Dentures: With age, the gum ridges in our mouth shrink, causing the dentures to become loose …

gingivitis

What is Gingivitis?

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Gingivitis is the initial stage of gum disease that is caused by plaque builds up. If the plaque is not removed by a daily brushing and flossing it produces toxins that can irritate the gum tissue. Damage can be reversed in the early stages of gum disease. If gingivitis is left untreated it can become Periodontitis and cause permanent damage …