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Tag: periodontal disease

  • February 22, 2017

To wrap up Gum Disease Awareness Month, we have a special message for women who are pregnant or plan to be pregnant in the near future. This is a special time in your life, but there is something you...
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  • February 8, 2017

How often do you floss between your teeth? The American Dental Association recommends flossing daily, but a recent survey revealed that only 4 in 10 people say that they do. If you are one of the 6 in 10...
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  • February 1, 2017

Make a list of five people. They can be people in your family, your co-workers, or people you know in passing. Now pick one name on that list. That person is the lucky one. Statistically, the other four people...
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  • November 23, 2016

It’s almost National Flossing Day (the day after Thanksgiving). This is not the most popular celebration in the United States. It is a reminder that flossing plays a role in the fight against gum disease...
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  • August 8, 2016

Gum disease is a thief. It can develop slowly, although it doesn’t really hide the fact that it’s in your mouth. Over time, it can rob you of your healthy smile. That includes removing some or even all of...
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  • November 21, 2015

Taking Care Of Your Gums Welcome back to the Total Dental Care of South Carolina blog. If you are looking for a dentist in Columbia, SC that you can trust with your family’s preventative care, then we are the place for you. We...
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  • May 15, 2015

Do you have tender or swollen gums? Do your gums bleed easily during brushing and flossing? If you can answer yes to these two questions, it’s very possible you have the early stage of gum disease, gingivitis. You’re not alone. 50%...
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  • May 1, 2015

Gum disease (or periodontal disease if you want to get technical about it) can be controlled and prevented with good oral hygiene habits. That means brushing, flossing, and rinsing thoroughly at least twice a day, in addition to regular visits...
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