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Diagnosing Mouth Pain

All of us experience mouth pain from time to time. And while the only way to truly know the cause is to visit your dentist, it does help to have some idea of what might be causing your discomfort and whether or not you need to call your dentist right away. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of different types of mouth pain, along with possible reasons why you’re experiencing

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Obesity and Gum Disease

It’s a sad but true fact: obesity is an all-too-common condition for an increasing number of people throughout the US. And considering how many other health issues are associated with obesity, it’s no wonder that medical professionals consider it to be a chronic disease. Obesity increases your risk for a wide variety of other medical conditions, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, arthritis, hypertension, respiratory issues, and numerous cancers –

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Don’t Be Fooled: Vaping Is Just as Dangerous as Cigarettes

People often think vaping and e-cigarettes are safer than tobacco, but recent studies prove otherwise. Decades of research has shown how addictive and dangerous smoking and using tobacco products can be. In an attempt to quit, some people turn to vaping as a tobacco replacement. But recent studies show that vaping can cause the same health problems, including gum disease, oral cancer, and tooth loss. The aerosol produced by e-cigarettes

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What Does “Deep Bite” Mean and How is it Corrected?

You may have heard your orthodontist mention a deep bite. What exactly does this mean and how can it be fixed? The first visit to an orthodontist can often begin because a patient has crooked or crowded teeth. During their exam, they may hear their dentist mention what is called a deep bite. A deep bite is a malocclusion or misalignment of the teeth in which the top front teeth

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Sleep Apnea

What Is Sleep Apnea and How Is It Treated?

Sleep apnea is a dangerous sleep disorder that affects millions of Americans. Learn its symptoms and options for treatment. Sleep Apnea is a general term describing a disorder in which a person sporadically stops breathing throughout the night. Episodes of sleep apnea can last from just a few seconds to a few minutes. A patient with sleep apnea can have upwards of 30 events per hour. These episodes stop you

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Getting Through Cold and Flu Season is Nothing to Sneeze At

It’s tempting to give up basic hygiene when you’re feeling under the weather but these tips for caring for your mouth can help you feel better sooner. Everyone knows that one of the best ways to prevent getting a cold is by washing your hands. But what if despite your best efforts, you find yourself sniffling and sneezing your way into the winter season? You may be tempted to skip

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COVID-19 Update

Dear Patient Family,

 

We are happy to announce that Bowcutt Dental will be re-opening its doors on May 4th for all patient treatment.

We would like to share with you the safety measures we have in place. The following are additional protocols we put in place that go above and beyond standard requirements...

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