Be Glad Dr. Rao Has X-Ray Vision

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It’s not extremely comfortable. You have to put on the heavy apron, hold an awkward piece of film in your mouth, and sit really, really still while your dentist’s assistant takes x-rays. Is it really required? Absolutely! No question about it. Your dentist can’t see everything that is going on with your teeth, bone, and…

3 Ways To Minimize Candy Intake At Parties

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Lock yourself in a closet. Sew your mouth shut. Wear a shock collar that’s sensitive to sugar particles. At The Addison Dentist we understand how hard it is to avoid sweets altogether at Halloween and other sugar-filled holidays. We encourage both unfettered joy and healthy living for all of our patients. Moderation in candy intake…

Save Your Breath

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Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common cause is substandard oral hygiene. Often, halitosis occurs midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food pieces on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of…

Preventing Facial Injuries

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Facial injuries occur all too often in the Dallas area. Addison Little Leaguers get hit by inside pitches, Addison construction workers suffer falls and other accidents at the worksite, and Texas motorists sustain injuries in harmful collisions every single day. Accidents at home can also result in serious injury to the face. Serious facial injuries…

Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in top condition. Scientists have found a link between bacteria that cause periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that contribute to chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis in…