Month: March 2017

Why Your Dentist Needs To Know About Your Medications

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / March 31, 2017 /

Did you know that there are medications that affect teeth and your overall oral health, causing dry mouth, change the way you taste food, and affect your gums? For this very reason, it’s important that you tell your dentist and dental hygienist about the type of medication you’re taking, how much you’re taking and how…

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The Benefits of Using Dental Implants to Stabilize Dentures

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / March 20, 2017 /

What are the benefits of dental implants to stabilize dentures? An implant-supported denture is a type of over-denture attached to implants for added structural support. They’re often recommended to patients who no longer have any teeth in the jaw, but still have enough bone to support the implants. Implant-supported dentures use special attachments that snap…

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National Nutrition Month – How Nutrition Affects Oral Health

By Graham E. Farless, DDS, PA / March 13, 2017 /

Ever wonder how nutrition affects oral health? During National Nutrition Month, let’s take a moment to understand the effects of food on your teeth. Proper nutrition means following a well-balanced diet that ensures that your body gets all the nutrients that it needs for good overall health. If you’re not eating right, then your body…

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