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Dental Health

Here’s to Your Health!

Twice every month, Royal Dental Care will post two blogs about a variety of dental and health education topics. We hope you will find them interesting. Feel free to share, comment and join the conversation!

Alternative Text Posted January 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Fluoride: Good or Bad?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually be toxic if ingested in large enough quantities. So which is true? Do the health… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted December 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted December 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Late for an Important Date: When Baby Teeth Don’t Fall Out

Most kids lose their baby teeth—also called primary teeth—in a distinct sequence at set intervals.  Children’s baby teeth come out naturally starting around age six, becoming progressively looser as they fall out (sometimes with a little extra wiggling because the Tooth Fairy is expected to visit). Sometimes baby tooth loss doesn’t happen in the usual… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted November 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Can Plaque Cause Tooth Loss?

Can Plaque Cause Tooth Loss? If you’ve ever gone too long between brushing your teeth, you know how slimy and dirty your teeth can feel. Some people lovingly call this layer of grime “teeth sweaters.” But it has a real name: plaque. Plaque is common but it can cause poor oral health if you ignore… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Adult Dentistry: It’s Never Too Late for Dental Care

Good News for Grown-Ups “Adulting” can be hard. Between rent, bills, kids, a career, and other responsibilities, it can be tough to make time for yourself. But independence, parenting, fulfilling work, and the wisdom that comes with age can be pretty fantastic, too. So how does your oral healthcare fit into a grown-up lifestyle? Royal… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted September 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Dry Mouth: Nothing to Spit At

Can you imagine a 2-liter bottle of your favorite soda? Now imagine that same bottle filled with spit. That’s approximately how much saliva the average adult produces in their mouth every day! It may be gross, but it’s definitely important. Saliva is a normal body fluid that’s crucial for oral health and overall wellness. If… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2019 / Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about oral health is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Newberg dentist Dr. Marco Gutierrez would like everyone to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums—should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it? The… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2019 / Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Hate Flossing? – 5 Flossing Alternatives

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who floss, and those who don’t. Diligent flossers everywhere inspire those of us who live with them or know them. Flossing may not be a philosophical virtue, but it’s certainly high on the list of qualities amongst people who “have it together.” Read more from… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2019 / Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Stop Tooth Pain & Sensitivity Now!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are many specialized toothbrushes and types of mouthwash and toothpaste available to those who suffer from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have you ever wondered why it exists? Today, Royal Dental Care would like to explain what… (Read More)

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2019 / Dental Health
Dr. Gutierrez

Should I Be Screening Myself for Oral Cancer?

In a word: Ab-so-lute-ly! Pretend those hyphens are the clapping hands emoji, because we want to emphasize how important it is to get up close and personal with your mouth in the interests of oral cancer detection. Currently, oral cancer kills one person in the United States per hour. The reason it’s so deadly is… (Read More)

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