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Water flossers

Brushing alone is not enough to achieve optimal oral health.   Since toothbrushes have limited access to the surfaces between the teeth bacteria can accumulate, multiply and remain undisturbed. Undisturbed plaque can cause gingival inflammation and bleeding and increase the risk … Continue reading

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Oil Pulling – Good Idea or not?

Oil pulling proponents claim that the swishing activates the enzymes and draws the toxins out of the blood. They suggest that bacteria hiding under crevices in the gums and in pores and tubules within the teeth are sucked out of … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Child For Their First Dental Visit

Your Child’s First Visit — Make it Fun! Visiting the dentist for the first time should be a positive, fun experience for your child. There are some things you can do to help prepare your child for their first visit.                    … Continue reading

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Missing Teeth – What’s the Big Deal?

Teeth can be lost through a variety of reasons.  Decay, periodontal disease (bone loss), trauma, infection, and congenital abnormalities may all result in tooth loss. Society values a nice smile, and  misjudges those without teeth, hence people often hesitate to … Continue reading

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Oral Health During Pregnancy – Does It Really Matter?

Your oral health can affect your unborn baby! For a long time we’ve known that many risk factors (smoking, alcohol, drug use and infections) can contribute to mothers having premature, low birth weight babies.  In addition, research suggests that serious gum … Continue reading

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MOVEMBER

Sunningdale Dental is taking part in this years MOVEMBER fundraiser for prostate cancer. 3 out of 4 of our dentists are participating.  Dr. Julie Bargiglione didn’t think she would have much luck growing a mustache so opted out! Check out … Continue reading

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Link Between Perio Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

People with periodontal disease and a severe form of rheumatoid arthritis experience reduced arthritic pain and a reduced number of swollen joints and degree of morning stiffness when their dental problems are resolved according to a study published in the … Continue reading

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