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How does diabetes affect your oral health?

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All the functions of our body work together to keep us healthy and moving. Many times, having one health deficiency can lead to multiple symptoms in different parts of the body, or even other health deficiency. It’s important to keep your oral health in check the best you can to also sustain the rest of your body’s proper functioning as …

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How do cavities form?

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Cavities are one of the most common oral related problems that people find themselves going to the dentist for, and yet many of us don’t even really know how cavities form. Sure, most of us learn when we are kids what to do to prevent cavities, from avoiding eating too much sugar and candy to always make sure to regularly …

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7 foods to stay away from for healthy teeth

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When it comes to having a healthy smile and mouth, it is necessary to be vigilant in the consistency of properly caring for your teeth. What exactly does maintaining a healthy smile and mouth entail? It means brushing your teeth at least twice a day, flossing at least once a day, visiting your family dentist in Irving for a checkup …

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5 signs you have a healthy mouth

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Maintaining your mouth’s health is extremely important, especially if you want to prevent future problems as you age. Many people neglect their mouth and fail to follow all the rules and guidelines that their dentist sets in place for them. But having a healthy mouth is important for multiple reasons. The most relevant reasons being that it is how we …

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How Does Smoking Affect Your Teeth?

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It’s no secret that smoking wreaks havoc on your health and comes with a long-lasting, negative impact. Decades ago we were unsure about the implications of tobacco and smoking on your health, but today we know better and there is endless scientific information out there showing just how bad smoking is for you. Not only is it bad for your …

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How to keep cavities away

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Cavities are no fun, and keeping your teeth, gums, and mouth healthy are extremely important. Regular care of your mouth throughout your life will benefit you greatly down the line in avoiding tooth decay, tooth loss, and things like gum disease. Certain people are of course more susceptible genetically to certain mouth problems, but regardless of your genetic build up, …

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What Causes Bad Breath?

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Bad breath. We all have some experience with it, whether you’ve suffered from it yourself or been around someone else who does. Bad breath isn’t just embarrassing and annoying, but it can have a dramatic impact on your relationships, professional life, and self-confidence. The first step to tackling bad breath is understanding what causes it and what you can do …

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A Cavity Free Halloween

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Halloween is just a few short days away, and you know what that means: candy, candy, and more candy. A favorite holiday of the young and old alike, Halloween is notoriously a cavity-inducing holiday. This joyful time of year is undoubtedly packed with parties, the fun of dressing up, carving pumpkins, and trick-or-treating, of course. For many kids, Halloween is …

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What You Don’t Know About Saliva

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Saliva. Probably not everyone’s favorite subject, but nonetheless an important part of our bodies that should be discussed. While most of us don’t give much thought to the saliva in our mouths, truth be told it is one of the most fascinating components of the human body. Sure, cringe when we see someone drool or spit, but saliva is actually …

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Diabetes and your dental health

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All of our bodily functions are linked, in one way or another. Having neck pain can cause headaches or lead to back pain, which can lead to hip pain, which can lead to, well, it can lead to most any part of your body. The point is, having certain gaps in your health can affect the health of another part …

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Tobacco: Your teeth’s arch nemeses

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At Cosmetics & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, we have all your dental cleaning needs and answers. Dental care is a very sensitive (ouch!) and important part of your overall health. It becomes even more important when we have some habits that are hard to kick, especially tobacco. Our dental team believes that just because you smoke …

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My gums bleed! What should I do?

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One of the first signs of gingivitis may be gum bleeding. When you suspect you may have gingivitis, it is a good idea to visit a dentist. At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, we specialize in all of your gum bleeding needs! Many people may notice a bit of pink while brushing your teeth. Some …

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7 Ways to Keep the Cavities Away

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Keeping cavities away can be a challenge if you do not know how to avoid them. Our dental staff at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, have compiled a list of seven ways to keep cavities away. The only disclaimer we will like to make is that this list applies to both pediatric and adult populations. …

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The Importance of Dental Hygiene

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Cosmetics & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, believes in the importance of dental hygiene and spreading our good thoughts. Dental hygiene is an everyday thing that is done not just by a dental professional but also at home. Regular dental visits do more than keep your smile attractive, they also tell dentists a lot about your overall …

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Just How Important is Flossing Your Teeth?

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We’ve all heard it before – flossing is just as important as brushing your teeth. However, many of us still aren’t in the habit of flossing everyday. So just how harmful is this to your dental health? It depends on who you ask, but the overwhelming majority of those within the dental industry believe that not flossing can lead to …