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The Link Between Gingivitis and Alzheimer’s Disease
Mar 12, 2019, 7:37 PM
According to a number of recent studies, while family history still plays the largest role in Alzheimer’s development, there are also certain behaviors that can delay the onset of the disease or decrease the severity. The…
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Tips on Curing Your Nail-Biting Habit
Feb 25, 2019, 10:42 PM
Nail biting can be a very tough habit to break. It can leave your fingertips and nail beds swollen, red, and painful, but it’s also quite damaging to your dental health. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, people…
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Why People Kiss – Happy Valentine’s Day!
Feb 11, 2019, 11:35 PM
Have you ever wondered about why kissing is a thing that we do and when it became a popular expression of love? Kissing seems like a strange habit that we must have picked up from somewhere. This Valentine’s Day, you can wow…
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Periodontal Disease in Teens and Adolescents
Jan 28, 2019, 11:36 PM
It surprises many people to learn how common gingivitis and periodontal disease can be in younger adults and even adolescents. Gingivitis is a milder form of gum disease and usually serves as a warning that more serious…
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Benefits of an Electric Toothbrush
Jan 14, 2019, 10:00 PM
Electric toothbrushes have many benefits and it’s hard to go back to a manual brush once you’ve brushed with an electric toothbrush for a while. Electric toothbrushes (sometimes called power brushes), are a little bit pricier…
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Post-Addiction Dental Health Treatment
Dec 27, 2018, 10:46 PM
Addiction to substances is a very real and prevalent disease. Some of these substances can damage not only your overall health, but your dental health as well. While the addiction can be overcome, sometimes the damage to your…
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Types of Dental Fillings
Dec 12, 2018, 9:08 PM
There are many different types of dental fillings available here in our Severance, Colorado dental office. Many people are most familiar with traditional amalgam fillings, which are the silver ones on top of the teeth.…
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Wisdom Teeth Impaction
Dec 6, 2018, 8:57 PM
Impacted wisdom teeth will cause all sorts of problems including pain, infection, and even tumors and cysts. Any time you’re experiencing pain or discomfort in the back of the jaw, it’s important to get it checked out to make…
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Common Oral Health Problems Senior Citizens May Suffer From
Nov 12, 2018, 8:17 PM
It’s common for many senior citizens to face a variety of health problems, and this means that their oral health issues can sometimes take the backseat. Unfortunately, problems like arthritis or neurological issues may…
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Alternatives to Passing Out Sugar on Halloween
Oct 23, 2018, 4:49 PM
At Severance Dental, we love Halloween but find the damage caused by sugar to be just a little too spooky! Sugar is bad for a child’s overall health and is especially bad for his or her vulnerable tooth enamel. Sugar can eat…
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