Category Archives: Dental Health

Candy, NOT so Dandy for your teeth this Halloween | October

While Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays of the year for most kids, dentists around the world are struggling to find a healthy balance for those who overdo it on the candy. As this time of year is … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk: Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

Oral and overall bodily health has a direct correlation in everyone. Diabetes increases the risk and severity of periodontal disease and it goes hand in hand both ways, as periodontal disease may actually worsen a person’s diabetic state. Please Note: … Continue reading

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What can I expect with Dentures? | San Pedro, CA

The success of your dentures, whether new or a replacement one, depends on a few factors.  Most importantly you need to rely on your dentist.  Dr. Susan Sheets in San Pedro, CA can offer the best advice to help you … Continue reading

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5 ways to prevent tooth decay | San Pedro, CA

Tooth decay is one of the common most problems seen among patients. Dr. Susan Sheets of San Pedro, CA encourages good oral health and regular dental check ups help to fight against tooth decay. The following are five tips to … Continue reading

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Poor Periodontal Care Linked to Cardiovascular Disease | San Pedro, CA

Current research shows a link between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease in some patients. Though there is not concrete evidence as of yet, health-care providers and patients should not ignore the risks gum disease contributing to heart disease. Dentists are … Continue reading

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Bad Breath? Dr. Susan Sheets, San Pedro, CA

Bad breath can signal several health related issues. As of today 93 million Americans suffer from halitosis (chronically bad breath). If you are suffering from bad breath, these are 7 techniques that can help you eliminate bad breath. Clean Your … Continue reading

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Coffee Can Hinder Proper Periodontal Care | San Pedro, CA

If you are a coffee drinker, you need to be extra careful. Coffee can contribute to the buildup of plaque and tartar and accelerate the progression of periodontal disease. Dr. Susan Sheets DDS of San Pedro, CA offers the best … Continue reading

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Complicated Pregnancies Caused by Periodontal Disease

A new study shows that untreated periodontal disease can complicate pregnancy in woman. A study of 366 pregnant women, revealed an oral bacteria in the amniotic fluid of women whose pregnancies were complicated by preterm birth. A prior study showed … Continue reading

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Healthy Gums – San Pedro, CA

Keeping your gums in a healthy state is a lot more important than you may think. In addition to brushing and flossing, a healthy diet can also help you  maintain healthy gums. By eating properly, you are providing vitamins, minerals, … Continue reading

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5 Helpful Tips for Preventing Tooth Decay and Keeping a Bright Smile – San Pedro, CA

Your teeth are very susceptible to decay if you do not take proper care of them and practice good oral hygiene regularly. The following are some tips Dr. Susan Sheets recommends to help you prevent tooth decay: 1. Talk to Dr. Susan Sheets to … Continue reading

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