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risk factors for gum disease

14 Dec 7 Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Have you ever wondered if you were at risk for gum disease? Most people probably don’t spend much time thinking about it, but there’s a chance you have one or more risk factors that could increase your chances of developing gum (periodontal) disease. The good...

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hormones and dental health

01 Aug Women and Dental Health

National Women’s Health Week is observed every year in May—but at Prescott Dentistry, we think anytime is a good time to talk about women’s dental health. Women have specific oral health concerns, generally related to the effects of hormones. Here are some of the factors...

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poor dental health can also cause heart disease

06 Feb Dental Care and Heart Disease

Did you know February is National Heart Month? At stores all across America, you’ll find cute heart-shaped decorations and candy shaped into hearts to celebrate the most romantic holiday of all, Valentine’s Day. It’s fitting that February is National Heart Month, and it’s a good...

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