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Do I Have Gum Disease?

Do I Have Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease—more frequently referred to as “gum disease”—is one of the most common infections among adults in Moorpark and Glendale. Thankfully, it’s also preventable thanks to good oral hygiene, routine checkups, and early screenings. But if you do develop gum disease the best treatment is early diagnosis and soft tissue therapy. Otherwise, it can spiral …

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Soda, Sports Drinks, and Teeth

Soda, Sports Drinks, and Teeth

Every time you step into a mini-mart, you’re faced with a host of options to squelch your thirst. A rainbow of colors in plastic bottles compete for your attention, and creative marketing often transforms sugared water into a fountain of youth. When it comes to your teeth, does it matter what you choose? How does …

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Goodbye Cavities?

Goodbye Cavities?

With winter upon us, the common cold shows us why it’s aptly named. Rhinoviruses, responsible for many episodes of congestion, coughs, and sore throats, transmit through the population during every season. But research suggests that this virus replicates better at a temperature a few degrees below the body’s core temperature. Plus, people tend to share closer …

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The River Within

The River Within

Have you ever stood beside a rushing river and watched the current carry wood and leaves quickly past? Your blood pulses through your body at a similar pace. Every twenty seconds, blood completes a round trip from head to toe. This closed system averages 100,000 miles of veins, arteries, and capillaries and delivers many vital …

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