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The Link Between Your Mouth and Your Heart

Many people know that in order to have a healthy heart you have to exercise, eat right, and manage your stress. What many people do not know is that you also need to have a healthy mouth as well. According to many studies, gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, has been linked to heart disease and can increase your risk of having a heart attack. Gum disease causes inflammation of the gums and tissue that surround the teeth. It is the inflammatory properties of gum disease that have lead experts to believe that it contributes or worsens inflammation in the heart.

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Are There Links Between Oral Health And Dementia?

Dementia in Oklahoma City, OK is a major health concern. One of the most common forms, Alzheimer's disease, is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, behind heart disease, cancer, respiratory disease, accidents, and stroke.

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Fight Gum Disease With Periodontal Treatment

Gum disease in Oklahoma City, OK can have surprising effects on your entire body. One of the greatest risks is from bacteria that enter the bloodstream through damaged or infected gums,

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Have A Pain-Free, Stress Free Thanksgiving

If you have been struggling with dental pain but have been reluctant to make an appointment with Dr. Van Horn at Southern Smiles Dental PC, do yourself a favor and consider opting for sedation dentistry in Oklahoma City, OK.

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Does Acid Reflux Really Affect My Teeth?

When you experience heartburn or acid reflux in Oklahoma City, OK, you probably experience an acidy taste due to the stomach fluids hitting your taste buds. These fluids contain some of the acids from your stomach, which has the potential to erode your teeth.

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Botox and Dermal Fillers Target Different Wrinkles

More and more people seek long-lasting options from healthcare professionals, dermatologists, plastic surgeons and dentists with specialized training. Dr. JayCee Van Horn of Southern Smiles Dental PC offers Botox and dermal filling treatments to help you look younger and feel more confident in your appearance.

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National Cheese Day: Get Ready to Show Off Your Smile With Gorgeous White Teeth

The safest option for whitening your teeth is to see a dental professional for a cosmetic procedure.

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Can Teeth Really Be Straightened in Six Months?

Six Month Smiles took all the best part of metal braces, but modified the materials and treatment to find a sensible solution to your crooked teeth.

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Affordable Dental Care: Not Just a Dream

If you think you could never find affordable dental care, consider these options to help you receive the results you want.

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Which Is Better: Implant Supported Dentures or Traditional Dentures?

As you age and start to lose your adult teeth, one of your first concerns might be getting them replaced as soon as possible so no one else knows you have any dental problems.

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