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When your child sustains a sports-related injury to teeth or mouth

At Hughes and Hughes聽Family Dentistry, educating parents about dental emergencies before they happen is part of our pediatric and family dentistry service. Although we hope your child will remain injury-free throughout the sports season, here are five things you need to know when your child sustains a dental injury. 1. Head and neck injuries should […]

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Is Fluoride Safe To Use?

Scientific research supports the benefits of fluoride in the prevention of tooth decay. Over the past 30 years, significant reductions in tooth decay have been attributed to fluoridation of the public water supply. Water fluoridation, the process of adjusting the natural level of fluoride to a concentration that will protect against tooth decay, ranges from […]

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What You Need To Know About Dental Implants

What Are Dental Implants? If you are missing one or more teeth, dental implants are both an attractive and effective alternative to traditional bridges and dentures.聽 Dental implants can provide a permanent foundation for a variety of restorations, and can help return your mouth to proper form and function. Why Should You Choose Implants Instead […]

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Connection Between Gum Disease and Heart Problems

Q. What about everything I hear on the news lately about the connection between gum disease and heart problems? A. The relationship between oral infections of many kinds and numerous other physical ailments was first identified in the early 1990’s. These include heart problems, strokes, diabetes, kidney disease and pancreatic cancer.聽 There has been a […]

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