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Dental Implants – The Future of Dentistry

Dental Implants – The Future of Dentistry

Have you ever wondered what a Dental Implant is and what is its purpose? A Dental Implant is a long term alternative to a Dental Bridge. Dr. Yarbrough has been placing Dental Implants for over 10 years. He completed an Implantology Preceptorship at University of Texas...
Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

November is Diabetes Awareness month, and no better time to talk about the importance of your oral health and how it relates to the rest of your body especially if you have Diabetes. We all know that the importance of bi-annual cleanings and for individuals who have...
Flossing Makes My Gums Bleed, Why?

Flossing Makes My Gums Bleed, Why?

If you are not a daily flosser, you may notice when you do floss, that your gums bleed. Some people come to the conclusion that floss is making them bleed and some avoid flossing because of it! Actually, not flossing is what makes gums bleed. Gums that bleed easily...
Don’t Just Brush, Brush Well!

Don’t Just Brush, Brush Well!

Everyone understands the importance of brushing their teeth twice a day, but I find that many people underestimate the emphasis of brushing their gums as well. Although you cannot get cavities in your gums, they can harbor and accumulate plaque, thus creating bacteria...
Don’t Wait Until it Hurts!

Don’t Wait Until it Hurts!

Many people think that if they don’t have any pain, that they don’t have any cavities. Early stages of cavities are slower to progress and start in the enamel, which has no nerve endings. Some people do become more sensitive to temperature and sweets, but most people...