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4 Reasons Water Is the Best Beverage for Your Teeth

Water, the most important liquid on the planet, makes up roughly 60% of the human body. While there is no “real” recommended amount of water you should drink a day, most doctors agree that you should try and consume 8-10, eight-ounce cups (64-80 fl oz) of water each day.  But why, exactly, is it so important,

July 30, 2020 5:47 pm | Category: Uncategorized

The Functions of Molar and Wisdom Teeth

Molars are designed to sustain great amounts of force from chewing, grinding, and clenching. Though it hasn’t dumped our wisdom teeth yet, evolution has, unfortunately, made some adjustments to the size of our jawbones throughout our history. Even with the current popularity of “Paleo diets,” modern humans do not consume foods that require these extra,

June 24, 2020 7:52 pm | Category: Uncategorized

Dr. Abas on the Dangers of Chronic Inflammation

Our team at PeterAbas DDS is here to ensure you get the best care! Our health and wellness have certainly been thrust into the spotlight over the last couple of months. Throughout the pandemic, doctors and researchers have highlighted how having comorbidities has an extremely negative effect on the body, especially in relation to recovery,

May 28, 2020 1:34 pm | Category: Uncategorized

What to do for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Good oral hygiene is necessary to keep teeth and gums healthy. It involves habits such as brushing twice a day and having regular dental checkups. However, oral health is about more than cavities and gum disease. Research has shown that there is an association between the health of a person’s mouth and their overall health. Experts,

April 15, 2020 12:17 pm | Category: Uncategorized

How to Keep a Healthy Smile Into Old Age

You’d be amazed to consider how our perception and understanding of dental health and aging have changed in such a short period of time. While dental conditions can certainly become more common in the elderly, there are many misconceptions that surround the connection between aging and our teeth. One of the biggest myths about aging,

March 30, 2020 2:29 pm | Category: Uncategorized

Cold and Flu Season: 5 Ways to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

We wish nothing but the healthiest winter for you and your family, but should you be so unlucky as to contract the flu this article might help! Remember, when you have a cold or the flu, taking care of your body is your top priority—and that includes your mouth. If we can help with your,

February 21, 2020 4:46 pm | Category: Uncategorized

Everything you need to know about fluoride treatment

We get lots of questions about fluoride. Hopefully, this sets the record straight and gets your questions answered – but if not, we are always here!  If you’re due for a cleaning or have questions about fluoride or other oral health concerns, we are here for you! Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that helps build strong,

January 22, 2020 12:51 pm | Category: Uncategorized

What to know about tooth extraction

Dentists and oral surgeons perform tooth extractions for many reasons. The issue may be a painful wisdom tooth or a tooth that has been badly damaged by decay. In some cases, a dentist will remove a tooth to make space for dental prosthetics or braces. An oral surgeon, not a dentist, may extract a tooth,

December 26, 2019 5:23 pm | Category: Uncategorized

Brush your teeth — postpone Alzheimer’s

You don’t only avoid damage to your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene, researchers at the University of Bergen have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer´s disease. If you’re due for a cleaning or have questions, we are here for you! The researchers have determined that gum disease (gingivitis) plays a,

November 26, 2019 12:47 pm | Category: Uncategorized

Elite athletes have poor oral health despite brushing twice daily!

If you are an athlete, you may be interested in this recent study! If you have questions, we are here for a complimentary consultation – and make sure you are booking your cleanings with regularity! Elite athletes have high rates of oral disease despite brushing their teeth more frequently than most people, finds a new,

October 28, 2019 5:57 pm | Category: Uncategorized

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