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Antioxidants for the Graduate

May and June are the months when high schools and college celebrate graduation. It’s a bittersweet time for most graduates and their loved ones. On the one hand, graduation is a mark of accomplishment. It’s a happy relief to cross … Continue reading

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In Honor of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day 2013 is Sunday, May 12. At PerioSciences, we know a lot about mothers. Some of us are mothers. Some of us are married to mothers. All of us have a mother. So we speak with some authority when … Continue reading

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A Garden of Antioxidant Delights

Ah, spring is here at last. Blossoming flowers and trees are lovely, and people in towns and the country are planting vegetable gardens. Every doctor or nutritionist in the world will tell you how vegetables and fruit are vital to … Continue reading

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Minerals for Your Teeth: Fluoride and Hydroxyapatite

Unless you read more than your share of technical articles, you have probably never heard of hydroxyapatite. It might sound like a miracle product for your diet, but hydroxyapatite is actually a mineral that is critically important to your teeth. … Continue reading

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Traveling? Don’t forget great oral care!

Chances are you’ll be doing some traveling this summer. According to the U.S. Travel Association, Americans logged 1.5 billion trips for leisure in 2010. This summer, zillions of people will jump in the car or board a plane to get … Continue reading

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Checking the Signs for Oral Cancer

You’re sitting in the dentist’s chair. The hygienist has finished cleaning your teeth. Maybe you had some X-rays. Now the dentist is taking a look. She checks your teeth, probes your gums a bit. You’re ready to hop up and … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s, Inflammation and Antioxidants

“Alzheimer’s sucks.” These words posted in June on Facebook by a seminary professor express everyone’s feelings about this terrible disease. It has been called “the long good-bye,” and devastates those who suffer from it as well as all the people … Continue reading

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Traveling? Don’t forget great oral care!

Chances are you’ll be doing some traveling this summer. According to the U.S. Travel Association, Americans logged 1.5 billion trips for leisure in 2010. This summer, zillions of people will jump in the car or board a plane to get … Continue reading

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On A Quest For A DDS?

Finding a new dentist can be a daunting challenge. Whether you are looking for a specialist for urgent needs or just someone to check out your oral health a couple of times each year, it’s an important task of evaluation. … Continue reading

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The Case Against Nicotine

Tobacco users should by now be well aware of the health dangers of nicotine. Way back in 1964 the U.S. Surgeon General wrote that nicotine and tar from cigarettes caused lung cancer. In 1965, Congress passed the Cigarette Labeling and … Continue reading

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