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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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Periodontal Disease — the Silent Killer

Flossing can add up to 6.5 years to your life!    Preventing gum disease increases a person’s life expectancy, yet gum disease has been ignored for too long.  A large portion of people still believe it’s normal for gums to bleed. … Continue reading

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