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Dr. Christman and Dr. Graham offer this blog as a source of quality dental information to help educate our patients. We hope you and your family will be interested in the information covered by our entries and posts.

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By lemaster 21 Oct, 2016
Dental health researchers have long been examining the connection between gum disease and diabetes.

While it has been found that gum disease can have a negative effect on diabetes, some more encouraging news has been found - gum disease therapy an actually help you to control your blood sugar.
By lemaster 21 Oct, 2016
Brushing and flossing are the main ways you can reduce your risk of gum disease, but you may be wondering if including mouthwash in your oral hygiene routine has any benefits.

While mouthwash is not a magical elixir that will completely protect you from gum disease, it can be a useful tool to help reduce your risk or manage existing inflammation.
By lemaster 21 Oct, 2016
Receding gums are most commonly caused by gum disease - an infection that oftentimes develops from poor oral hygiene. If left unchecked, gum disease can result in gum and bone tissue loss and eventually tooth loss.

While gum disease is not curable, there are several ways to manage it and keep it from progressing further.
By lemaster 21 Oct, 2016
Have you heard that athletes have terrible teeth? It many cases, this is actually true, as the sports drinks they consume and other behaviors can be hard on the mouth.

Read on to find out some of the main reasons that athletes are at a heightened risk for developing periodontal disease than their non-athlete peers, and use this information to keep your teeth safe.
By lemaster 21 Oct, 2016
Perioscopy is a fairly new procedure that uses a tiny dental endoscope that contains advanced magnification, lighting, and video technology.

This system allows your dentist to diagnose and treat areas below the gums without surgery.

Since the technology is relatively new, many people have questions about this procedure.

By getting answers to some of these questions, you can better understand how the technology might be able to help you.
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