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Waco TX Dentist: Four Common Causes of Toothaches
May 30, 2013

Do you have a toothache? Would you like to know the cause? Consult the following list from your Waco TX dentist,…

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Waco Dentist Challenges You to a Quiz on Toothaches
April 9, 2013

If you develop a toothache, what do you do? Do you ignore it? What if it lingers for a couple of…

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Why do my gums bleed?
June 24, 2011

As you can see, there are many reasons why your gums may bleed. Almost all of these problems, however, involve plaque or bacteria that mixes with food and settles around the gum line. In most cases, bleeding gums, whether because of poor oral hygiene or tooth positioning, have been taken over by plaque.

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Root Canal Therapy Offers a More Comfortable and Conservative Alternative to Tooth Extraction
May 23, 2011

As a general dentist, it’s my responsibility to restore your damaged teeth to good health, and protect your healthy teeth at…

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Men and Oral Health
March 24, 2011

Unlike women, men tend to ignore health issues, including oral health issues. Oral health plays a major role in overall health. However, recent polls show that men rarely seek preventative dental care and often neglect their oral health for years.

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Harmful Dissolvable Tobacco Products
March 21, 2011

Cigarettes, cigars, snuff, and dip cause cancer and other health issues. Studies now reveal that dissolvable tobacco products have the potential to cause mouth diseases, as well. These pop-into-the-mouth products replace cigarettes and other tobacco products. They are a popular alternative in social settings.

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Waco Dentist Explains How Healthy Gums May Lead to Healthy Lungs
March 18, 2011

Studies have shown that gum disease contributes to diabetes, heart attacks, strokes, and Alzheimers. But did you know that gum disease may also lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia?

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Don’t Wait for Pain Before Visiting Your Dentist
March 11, 2011

People often wait until they feel pain to go to the dentist. They believe they can save money by waiting. “Maybe the pain will go away?” This mentality costs patients more money in the long run. I’m Dr. Corbet Locke, a cosmetic and restorative dentist in Waco, and I advise my patients to follow the American Dental Association’s (ADA) recommendation to see me every six months for routine cleaning and checkups – and at the onset of a toothache.

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Waco Dentist Encourages a Diet of Fish and Nuts
March 4, 2011

You’ve always heard that a diet filled with fatty fish, such as tuna, sardines, salmon, trout, anchovy, and mackerel, are good for your heart and brain. But did you know that fish are good for your gums, as well?

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