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From Our Archives: Got a Toothache? Remember to Check Your Bite

By Michael G. Rehme, DDS, CCN There‚Äôs nothing worse than having a nagging toothache. It will not only occupy your time but zap your energy while you try to find relief from the pain. Sometimes it may last for only a day or two, but in some cases it could last for months and even […]

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Got a Toothache? Remember to Check Your Bite

There’s nothing worse than having a nagging toothache. It will not only occupy your time but zap your energy while you try to find relief from the pain. Sometimes it may last for only a day or two but in some cases it could last for months and even years. What is the cause of […]

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Remineralize Your Teeth

Several years ago, we began using a new dental product in our office called MI Paste. Introduced in 2002, it has received rave reviews for its effectiveness, not only from dentists, but also from dental hygienists and patients alike. MI Paste is the only product for professional use containing the active ingredient Recaldent. Recaldent is […]

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Soda Pop: The Tooth and Body Connection

It’s probably not surprising to realize that soda pop is the most popular beverage consumed in the U.S. American consumption of soft drinks, including carbonated beverages, fruit juice, and sports drinks increased by 500 percent in the past 50 years. What’s the soft drink attraction? Studies have shown, for both regular and diet soft drinks, […]

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Teeth and the Focal Infection Theory

Are your teeth “connected” to other parts of your body? In other words, can an abscessed or infected tooth actually cause a problem somewhere else, say your lower back, sinuses, stomach or even your heart? Focal Infection Theory (FIT) is the idea that a local infection affecting a small area of the body can lead […]

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