Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in top condition. Scientists have found a link between a bacteria that causes periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often causes chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis…


Are Dentures Secured By Implants The Solution For Your Missing Teeth?

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What are dentures secured by implants? Dentures secured by implants are anchored dentures held in place with permanent metal screws or posts. The metal posts are also called tooth implants or dental implants. Permanent dental implants can be used in many different ways. In this post, we describe one application for tooth implants; the sturdy…


The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

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Did you know that the most prevalent cause of tooth loss among adults is gum disease? Since plaque causes gum disease, removing plaque through regular flossing is the key to healthy gums. The good news is that gum disease is easy to treat when detected early! That is why regular check-ups with your dentist are essential. Our…


Adolescent Oral Health in Oceanside

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If you are a teenager or the parent of a teenager, today’s Oceanside Dental Excellence post is for you. Today’s post discusses dental issues of special concern to adolescents. Dental risks for Oceanside teens include both developmental and lifestyle-related factors. At Oceanside Dental Excellence, we see cavities and gum disease far too often in teens.…


Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth in Oceanside?

Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth in Oceanside

Your maxillary sinuses are very close upstairs neighbors of your top teeth. In some areas, only a sliver of tissue separates the upper tooth roots from the bottom of the sinus cavity. It’s no wonder that when there is pain in that general area, the individual location can be hard to pinpoint.  Allergies, infections, and…