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Jan 15, 2019, 11:45 PM
Jaw bone loss, also called osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) can result in the complete deterioration of the jaw and the bones and teeth supporting it. This disease can be difficult to catch, as there often aren’t many signs…
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Dec 24, 2018, 6:05 PM
The thought of visiting the dentist can give some people severe bouts of anxiety. In order to mollify this fear of the dentist, some people believe in dental myths. Unfortunately, this could increase your chances of needing…
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Dec 11, 2018, 12:43 AM
During the holiday season, most people spend time with family. Gift-giving, family dinners, and plenty of treats abound. Even though your oral health may be the last thing on your mind this season, it can be difficult to…
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Nov 27, 2018, 12:22 AM
If you have been diagnosed with gum disease, gingivitis, or periodontitis, you can rest assured that you’re not alone. In fact, the CDC has estimated that around half of adults in America will suffer from gum disease and many…
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Nov 9, 2018, 9:27 PM
Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or any other type of tobacco ingestion is known to cause health problems and cancer. However, these substances can also have a negative impact on your oral health and your smile as well. An…
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Oct 23, 2018, 12:21 AM
It’s common knowledge that the best ways to prevent dental cavities include brushing, flossing, and visiting your general dentist for regular cleanings and exams. However, you may not be aware of certain risk factors that can…
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Oct 11, 2018, 7:20 PM
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that can cause sufferers to have an intolerance to gluten. When someone with celiac disease consumes food that contains gluten, their bodies will not properly absorb the gluten, leading…
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Sep 27, 2018, 10:22 PM
Dry mouth is not only uncomfortable and frustrating, but can also be detrimental to your oral health. It can be caused by a number of factors including diabetes, autoimmune disorders, mouth-breathing, or as the side effect of…
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Sep 17, 2018, 4:57 PM
Porcelain veneers are thin ceramic tiles that cover the front of the teeth in order to fix or restore a variety of cosmetic dental issues. They are made of porcelain and attached to the tooth enamel using dental concrete.…
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Aug 23, 2018, 10:22 PM
Many people use the words ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ interchangeably. While it’s true that both are a buildup of bacteria on the teeth, there are distinct differences between the two. Here at Coastal Periodontics, it’s important…

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