Dental Health Affects Systemic Health

Dental Health Affects Systemic Health We all learned growing up that our dental health is important since brushing your teeth helps prevent cavities, whitens your teeth, and keeps your breath fresh. But did you know bad oral bacteria are linked to many serious health conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, gum disease, endocarditis, and cardiovascular disease? Check out the infographic below to see the health problems that bad oral health can lead to and the ways to prevent these health complications from occurring.
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Announcing our Scholarship Winner

Announcing our Scholarship Winner! Here at Guerra Dental, we are PROUD to announce the winner of the $1,500 essay scholarship for the 2016 Spring semester! Congratulations to Valeria Duran!! We are so proud of her essay and wish her luck this semester! Please see her award winning essay below: “The future of dentistry is here! Most dental offices are evolving into high-tech offices. This is the more efficient way for the patients. They will gain more benefits by having more thorough yet less invasive treatments that will give them better results! High-tech dental offices will also improve accuracy in comparison to
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Announcing our Scholarship Winner

Announcing Our Scholarship Winner! Here at Guerra Dental, we are PROUD to announce the winner of the $1,500 essay scholarship for the 2015 fall semester! Congratulations to Maryam Ghaderi-Yeganeh!! We are so proud of her essay and wish her luck this semester! Please see her award winning essay below:   “Put simply, high-tech dental offices are equipped to provide better, more accurate, and faster care. High-tech dental offices are also better for the environment. The use of digital photos and radiography that don’t need to be printed save both paper and other resources (such as chemicals needed to process x-ray films), and
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10 Reasons you may be overdue to see the dentist

                  10 Reasons Why You Might Be Overdue To See The Dentist If you haven’t been to a dentist in a while here are some things you might want to consider and may be signs that you are due for a checkup. Bad Breath Gums bleeding when you brush Tooth pain Diabetes Puffy gums Tarter Build up Yellowing Teeth Stained Teeth Chronic Health Issues Gums bleeding when you floss
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This New Year, Resolve to Floss

Each year, people across America make resolutions on New Year’s Eve. Many of those resolutions have to do with some aspect of health. But while people often focus on weight loss or incorporating more exercise into their life, they overlook one small thing they could do each day to prolong their life – flossing! Flossing takes just minutes per day and is an effective way to help ward off a myriad of diseases. So why don’t more people floss each day? Research shows that roughly 20 percent of men and 10 percent of women floss each day. The top reason
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Do you have a Latex Allergy?

Do You Have a Latex Allergy? Did you know it’s possible to have a latex allergy and not even realize it? Latex allergies are quite common and easily testable. Often this type of allergy doesn’t manifest at an early age or even the first few times an individual comes into contact with the substance. It’s usually only after repeated instances of coming into contact with latex before an allergic reaction occurs, and it’s important to note that after the first reaction to latex subsequent reactions will be worse and this is why a latex allergy should be take very seriously.
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Canker sores and common mouth sore issues

Canker Sores and Common Mouth Sores Mouth sores occur for many different reasons. Often they are because of infection or bacteria in the mouth. Canker sores are among some of the most common mouth sores. It’s a common misconception that canker sores are contagious. While it’s not completely clear what causes them it’s believed by some professionals that they are caused by an immune system reaction or by bacteria in the mouth. They’re often white or gray with bright red surrounding them, and very painful and can unfortunately return. The only treatment for canker sores is over the counter topical
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