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A Smiling Kind of Summer- Xylitol

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS National Health Review With longer days and the kids at home, summer provides the perfect opportunity for dental care. A good dental checkup will examine newly erupted teeth and evaluate the pits and fissures where cavities are likely to form. Your dentist may use the Diagnodent Laser Cavity Detector to discover […]

Lasers in Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 7 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS National Health Review Lasers have been used in dentistry since 1990. The term is an acronym for “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation.”  The theory of lasers was initially proposed by Einstein in 1917 and the first working laser device was made in 1960 by Theodore Maiman at Hughes Research […]

Anatomy Lesson: The Mouth

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 8 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS   National Health Review SMILE! The mouth – or oral cavity – is the gateway to health in the human body. Digestion starts here. Liquids and solids enter into and through the mouth. The teeth macerate solid food for proper absorption in the gut to refuel the 100 trillion cells of […]

Periodontal Disease May Be Linked To Heart Disease

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 9 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS National Health Review Research has shown repeatedly that inflammation is linked to heart disease. Some ongoing causes of inflammation in the body are aging – especially in post-menopausal women – diet, lack of exercise and smoking. Periodontal disease and other dental infections of the teeth also have been named as sources […]