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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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5 Tips for Preventing Tooth Decay | Periodontal Care | San Pedro, CA

The following are some tips to help you prevent tooth decay and maintain good periodontal care. Your teeth are very susceptible to decay if you do not take proper care of them and practice good oral hygiene. See us first to … 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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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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What is an Abscessed Tooth? – San Pedro, CA

An abscessed tooth is an infection at the root of a tooth or between gums caused by decay, trauma to the tooth, gingivitis or other gum diseases.  An abscessed tooth begins when bacteria infect the pulp of a tooth (the … Continue reading

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