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Why Nutrition Is Good for Oral Health

We all know that daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are essential for a healthy smile, but nutrition also plays an important role in your dental health. Poor nutrition can lead to gum disease, tooth decay, and cavities. Researchers have also linked oral diseases to diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The food we eat […]

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Diabetes and Dental Care

Dental care is an important part of diabetes care. Most people tend to think that diabetes only affects your body, but it can also affect the tissue in the mouth, gums, and teeth. What is diabetes? Blood glucose is the body’s main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. The levels of […]

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JR Dental Newsletter – July 2022

July 23rd is World Sjogren’s Day. It’s named after Dr. Henrik Sjogren, the Swedish ophthalmologist who noticed a connection between patients he was seeing with dry eyes, and patients who suffered from a consistently dry mouth. Further investigation resulted in the discovery that these symptoms where caused by an immune system attack on these patients’ […]

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5 Tips for Choosing a Family Dentist

When the time comes to choose a new professional to handle your loved one’s oral care, there are several different things to consider before choosing a family dentist. Not only does the average family need regular dental checkups, but they need someone they can rely on for emergency dentistry, someone who is affordable, and someone […]

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