Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in top condition. Scientists have found a link between a bacteria that cause periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often causes chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis…

A New Reason To Eat More Fish

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Welcome to The Plano Dentist blog. In the article “Fatty Fish, Nuts May Prevent Gum Disease,” author Jennifer Warner explains that a recent study links diets high in polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) with a lower risk of . Gum disease is a common dental malady for many individuals. When gum tissue pulls away from a tooth,…

Dental Questions? We Have Answers.

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If you have questions about oral health, cosmetic dentistry, preventative dentistry, bite issues, tooth implants, oral sedation, same-day teeth whitening, or invisible braces, come to The Plano Dentist for answers. My comfortable and comprehensive staff has helped me establish an atmosphere of active listening. We enjoy getting to know our patients and determining each patient’s…

Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

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We hope today’s post will alert blog visitors to some harmful oral health risks. At The Plano Dentist, too often, we treat tooth decay and damage caused by the following: 1. Sports Injuries Many parents send their children out on the playing field with a mouthguard but fail to protect themselves when they participate in…