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Study Finds Cannabis Use Increases Risk of Gum Disease

By Local Fresh | Jun 14, 2017

With recreational marijuana use becoming increasingly more common as the number of states permitting sales continue to grow, researchers have started further examining what long-term impact marijuana use may have on the body, especially on our oral health. A new study from researchers at Columbia University has discovered that frequent recreational use of cannabis –…

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Gum Disease Linked to Mortality Rate in Cirrhosis Patients

By Local Fresh | May 3, 2017

When it comes to receiving Seaside dental care, a new study suggests that severe gum disease and advanced cirrhosis are two conditions that don’t go very well with each other. A recent prospective analysis of patients suffering from both periodontitis and cirrhosis found more severe forms of gum disease were linked with an increased risk…

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Sugar & Your Oral Health

By Local Fresh | Apr 24, 2017

If you’ve been paying attention during visits with your choice for dentures in Seaside, you probably know that eating too much sugar is bad for your oral health. While modern dentistry has understood this concept for decades, the idea that sugar caused problems for our teeth wasn’t always so well known. In fact, when the ancient Greek…

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Taking a Cue From Nature

By Local Fresh | Mar 17, 2017

Unavoidable vibrations, such as when riding on a train or in a plane, cause rigid structures to age and crack. If our teeth were made from such rigid material, you’d probably have to visit your Seaside family dentist more often. Taking a trip on plane, train, or even riding in a car over bump terrain…

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What You Need to Know About Oral and Cardiovascular Health

By Local Fresh | Feb 23, 2017

As a Seaside emergency dentist, our team at Seaside Family Dentistry understands that your mouth can provide an early warning to a number of serious health problems. From toothaches that potentially signal an infection to persistent dry mouth that could be caused by an autoimmune disease, your mouth can say a lot if you know…

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Study Finds Chewing Our Food Improves Oral Health

By Local Fresh | Jan 21, 2017

From a young age, we were always told to chew our food. Whether the advice can from a parent that wanted to keep us from choking or just wanted a few moments of uninterrupted silence as we deliberately munched on our peas and carrots, little did our folks know that preaching such a positive habit…

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How to Select the Right Toothpaste for You

By Local Fresh | Oct 15, 2016

Buying toothpaste was once a fairly simple process. Today the shelves contain a variety of flavor and formulas designed to do everything from protecting your teeth from tartar to brightening a slightly dimmer smile. While it’s tempting to think one brand as good as another, your Seaside family dentist wants to help our patients determine…

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Tooth Loss Increases Risk of Dementia

By Local Fresh | Sep 22, 2016

As your family dentist in Seaside, it’s our duty at Seaside Family Dental to protect the long-term oral and overall health of all of our patients. The health of your teeth and gums help older adults maintain good physical health, and – according to the results of a new study – improved mental health. The…

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Why You Need To See A Seaside Family Dentist

By Local Fresh | Aug 22, 2016

For many people, it’s easy to think they have no reason to visit a Seaside family dentist. Because they don’t feel any tooth pain they incorrectly assume they enjoy perfect oral health. Unfortunately, when it comes to your oral health, pain and discomfort only develop once a problem has become a serious concern. To protect…

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