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Scott Forsmark
Cheboygan MI Dentist
Cheboygan MI Dentist
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Understanding your wisdom teeth
Many patients ask whether wisdom teeth are really necessary since so many people have them removed. The fact is that wisdom teeth are a valuable asset to the mouth when they are healthy and properly positioned. However, problems can occur that sometimes mak...

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Action steps to prevent gum disease
Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults but it can be prevented or reversed if you take the right steps. Its caused by plaque a sticky film of bacteria that constantly forms on the teeth. These bacteria create toxins that can damage the gums. H...

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The risks of oral piercing
Young people today choose to make a variety of fashion statements affecting not just the clothes they wear but also their bodies through tattoos and piercing, for example. Oral piercing may be something they feel looks good but it can lead to problems where...

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Preventing tooth decay in babies and infants
The habits of good dental care should begin as early as possible and its important to take steps to avoid problems with infants and children. Children need strong, healthy teeth to chew their food and baby teeth also keep a space in the jaw for the adult te...

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Diabetes and your dental health: How your dentist can help
If youve been diagnosed with diabetes, its important that you let your dentist know so that they can give you the best care possible. As more than 15 million Americans have diabetes, your dentist will be familiar with the issues and will give you the specia...

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Solving the problem of bad breath
Bad breath – which is also known as halitosis – is a worrying problem that can also be embarrassing. But theres no need to put up with it. If you suffer from bad breath, your dentist will be able to suggest a range of solutions. Your dentist will be able to...

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Fixing crowded and crooked teeth with orthodontics
Correcting problems with crowded and crooked teeth not only gives you a better smile, it also leads to a healthier mouth. Malocclusion, also known as bad bite, involves teeth that are crowded or crooked. Sometimes, the upper and lower jaws may not meet prop...

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Taking steps to stop oral cancer before its too late
Oral cancer hits more than 30,000 Americans every year but you can minimize the risk by taking steps to ensure its caught early enough. The first indications of oral cancer may be a very small, but dangerous, oral spot or sore that you are not even aware of...

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How braces help both children and adults
Crowded or crooked teeth known as malocclusion not only spoil your smile, they also increase your risk of dental health problems. Corrective procedures and appliances such as braces straighten teeth and correct jaw alignment. Malocclusions are often noticed...

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What is plaque and how does it affect your teeth?
Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that covers our teeth and, when we eat something, these bacteria release acids that attack the tooth enamel. When these attacks are repeated over time, the enamel will break down and this will eventually lead to cavities....
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