Contemporary Dentistry

Gum Disease

This Is Why You Should Consider Plant-Based Mouthwash

Oral hygiene is one of the most important steps to ensuring good oral health. Typical oral hygiene includes brushing and flossing, but for some people a mouthwash may also be recommended to help control plaque and prevent gum disease.

Unfortunately, many commercial mouthwashes have additions that aren’t good for oral […]

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Is Gum Disease Really Causing Cancer?

In recent years, several studies have been published showing that gum disease is associated with higher risk for many different types of cancers. Some studies show a strong link with breast cancer. Other links have been shown with lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, and, of course, oral […]

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New Study Shows Yogurt Consumption Could Lower Gum Disease Risk

It’s an essential principle of holistic dentistry that your diet is one of the biggest influences on your oral health. Most of the time, we talk about foods that are associated with increased risks, such as fruit juices or sugary snacks. But it’s also important to understand that some foods could have a protective effect […]

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Propolis: An All-Natural Do-It-All in Dentistry

There are few natural substances that are more flexible and more effective for dental treatments than propolis. Propolis has powerful protective and regenerative properties that make it appropriate for many purposes in dentistry–and studies show that it can significantly improve your results without introducing synthetic chemicals. As part of our holistic dentistry

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How to Identify Gum Disease Symptoms

Gum disease is probably the most serious threat to your oral health. Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults. It is also the most common cause of receding gums. Not only does it threaten your teeth and gums, it can damage your overall health, increasing your risk of health problems like […]

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