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2 years 6 months ago

Pet Dental Care Month

February is pet dental care month, and vets say your dog's teeth are just as important as yours. A local vet suggests a cleaning once or twice a year to eliminate plaque and make sure there are no growing diseases. If their teeth are neglected, infections can spread to other...

3 years 4 months ago

Ronald McDonald comes to you

A partnership between Peak Vista Community Health Centers and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile makes dental and medical care for people under 21 years of age easily accessible. Dental days are Thursdays and Fridays. Medical days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The mobile travels neighborhood to neighborhood offering their...

4 years 1 month ago

Women's teeth safe during pregnancy

Some women are still of the belief that their babies steal calcium from their teeth during pregnancy. The American Dental Association says that's a myth. According to the ADA, the first source of calcium used by the fetus comes from a woman's diet. If a woman is not consuming...

4 years 3 months ago

Eating disorders take toll on teeth

Eating disorders take a serious toll on the health of the patient, including the oral health. A lack of adequate vitamins, minerals, proteins and other nutrientsmay have the following consequences: gums and other soft tissue inside your mouth may bleed easily glands that produce saliva may...

4 years 5 months ago

Mom's kiss can spread cavities to baby

When Rachel Sarah took her daughter in for her first dental checkup a few years ago, she got a surprise. Not only did her 24-month-old have two cavities in her baby teeth, the pediatric dentist suggested she might have "caught" them from her mom. "The dentist handed me this...

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