Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetics are at a higher risk for gum problems. Serious gum disease may have the potential to affect blood glucose control and contribute to the progression of diabetes. How Does Gum Disease Occur When bacteria from your mouth settle into your gums, you have gum disease. Severe gum disease is called periodontitis, At this stage,…

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Oral Hygiene Tools and Tips

These days there are many different types of tools that are beneficial in maintaining good oral hygiene. However, it is hard to determine which tools are best. Let’s look at products that help keep your smile healthy! Brushing Tips Electric Toothbrush Electric toothbrushes are clinically proven to remove more bacteria from our teeth than manual…

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Meet Sandy!

Adams and Cheek Dentistry is fortunate to have an amazing staff who work together to make this practice all that it is. We want to take some time to highlight each of our wonderful team members and let our patients know a little more about them than they may already know! This month, we shine…

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Dry Mouth Causes

We all know drinking water is good for one’s health. However, what do you do when you find yourself drinking far more than the recommended amount and your mouth still feels dry? There are numerous reasons you could be suffering from dry mouth, or xerostomia. Let’s take a look at the top five reasons for…

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Bad Breath Causes

Bad breath is caused by the buildup of bacteria in your mouth that causes inflammation and gives off odors or gases. Halitosis is another term for bad breath. Let’s explore some common causes of this problem. Food Odors Food trapped in different areas of the mouth causes bad breath. Particles of food can get trapped between teeth…

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Meet Ashley!

Adams and Cheek Dentistry is fortunate to have an amazing staff who works together to make this practice all that it is. We want to take some time to highlight each of our wonderful team members and let our patients know a little more about them than they may already know! This month, we shine…

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Oral Cancer Awareness

What is oral cancer? Oral cancer is the uncontrollable growth of cells that damages tissue in the oral cavity. This area includes the lip, cheeks, tongue, hard and soft palates, floor of the mouth, sinuses, and/or throat. Like all cancers, early detection is important in treatment outcome. Symptoms a sore that doesn’t heal on the…

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First Dental Visit in Years?

Has it been years since your last dental visit?  Are you unsure of how to get back in a dental routine?  Are you nervous, afraid, or even embarrassed?  We are here to tell you that you are not alone and we are here to help! As dental providers, we often have new patients who haven’t…

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