Free Oral Cancer Screening for the Month of April

The Oral Cancer Foundation has designated the month of April as Oral Cancer Awareness Month and encourages people to get screened now. Guerra Dental will be offering free oral cancer screenings on for the month of April. Oral cancer is not a rare disease. Approximately 49,750 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer every year in the US. It kills one person every hour of every day, and approximately 132 new individuals will be diagnosed with it each day. The good news is that it can often be found early in its development, through a simple, painless, and quick screening.
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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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