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by Daryl R. Kimche, D.D.S. & Luke K. Presley, D.M.D. Diabetes Patients with poorly controlled diabetes are at a greater risk for dental problems. Because diabetes can reduce the blood supply to the gums, diabetic patients are more likely to … Continue reading

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Dr. Kathleen Tantuco from Vernon Woods Dental Care Associates answers a reader’s question about bleeding gums. Q: Why do my gums bleed?  Unlike most diseases that give us early warning signs, gum disease progresses silently, often without pain. Bleeding of … Continue reading

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Although National Bad Breath Awareness Month was in February, that’s no reason not to be aware of it and know your options! Monday February 13, kicked off National Bad Breath Awareness Month, a grassroots dental health campaign sponsored by periodontists … Continue reading

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