Diabetes and how it affects your mouth

Diabetes affects the whole body – Gum Disease is the lesser known complication¬† What is Diabetes? It is a metabolic disorder affecting blood sugar levels.¬†This means; The body is unable to produce or properly use insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar, starches and other foods into energy. It is estimated that 4.05 Million people…

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Pregnancy and Your Oral Health

Pregnancy is a truly wonderful thing, but can take it’s toll on a women’s body. During the nine months it can affect all aspects of health, including her oral health. Looking out for the warning signs of possible pregnancy-related conditions is important, as treatment can begin early, nipping any further serious issues in the bud.…

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Dental Hygienist vs Dentist, What’s the difference?

Do you ever wonder why your Dentist refers you to a Dental Hygienist? Well here are the differences to what your Dentist and Hygienist do, and their importance to your Dental Health.   Dental Check-Up; The Dentist checks more than you may think, and you might not even notice! What the dentist checks on the…

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