How Frequent Green Tea Consumption Improves Oral Health

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The health benefits of tea has been known for a long time now, with one study after another proving that regular consumption could actually lower down one’s risk of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular problems. However, did you know that tea (whether green, black or white!) could actually help you promote excellent oral health? Read on while enjoying some tea!

Drink to your (gum) health!

Tea, specifically green tea, has been shown to reduce the occurrence of gum ...

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Limit Alcohol Intake for Optimum Oral Health

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Did you know that roughly 66 percent of Americans consume 4 drinks per week? While the occasional beer or wine is a healthy habit, 22 percent of Americans actually admitted that they seem to drink too much. Too much alcohol consumption has been associated with depression, obesity, and a variety of other health problems. You might be surprised to know that overdrinking could also lead to a host of oral health problems.  Here at our Central Georgia dental practice, we ...

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Brushing at Work May Help You Keep Your Job!

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The teeth and gums are one of the most overlooked aspects of health. Interestingly, a huge number of American employees do not even brush their teeth at work. The Academy of General Dentistry recently found out in a study that only 14 percent of these employees mindfully brush their teeth at work. Here at our Central Georgia dental practice, we highly encourage our clients to practice good oral hygiene habits even if they’re busy pounding the keyboards at work!

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The Mysterious Case of the Bleeding Gums While Flossing and Brushing

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While there are a variety of factors which could influence the bleeding in gums — from genetics to hormone fluctuations, it is not normal for gums to chronically bleed while brushing and flossing. Here at our Central Georgia dental practice, we get a lot of questions about the link between bleeding gums and flossing and/or brushing.

Causes of Bleeding Gums

By and large, bleeding gums per se may be influenced by the following factors:

  • Vitamin deficiency such as Vitamin ...

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Older Men Urged to Keep an Eye on Gum Health

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The Journal of Periodontology recently published a study stating that when compared to the rest of the general population, older men are four times more likely to suffer from blindness brought about by aging if they have lost most of the bone structure surrounding their teeth. With these findings in mind, older men are now urged to keep an eye on their oral health, particularly their gums. Dr. Bhasin and the rest of the Central Georgia Periodontics & Dental ...

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