Can Stress Cause Oral Health Problems?

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As we all know, recently everyone’s life has quickly changed, and we’re all experiencing a temporary new normal. But with change and uncertainty also comes quite a bit of stress. Your dentist in Asheboro understands, and we’re with you. While we’re sure that trying your best to avoid getting stressed out is probably high on… Read more »

The Great American Smokeout & Your Oral Health

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Every November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout to encourage smokers to quit. As we all know, smoking can lead to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease, and lung disease. Your dentist in Asheboro also wants you to know that smoking can have a negative effect on your oral health,… Read more »

Can Poor Oral Health Increase the Risk for Heart Problems?

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When it comes to dentistry and oral health, many people think of only the mouth itself. While dentistry is certainly about keeping teeth healthy and cavity-free, it’s also about caring for your gums and protecting your whole body. At our dental office in Asheboro, we not only focus on treating the mouth, but also understand… Read more »

Stress & Oral Health

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Even though the craziness of the holidays is behind us, it doesn’t necessarily mean our stress levels have decreased. Everyday life can certainly cause anxiety and contribute to more stress. As many people know, stress can impact our health and overall well-being, but did you know stress can also contribute to oral health problems? Today,… Read more »

How Diabetes Affects Oral Health

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When it comes to all of the health complications that can go hand-in-hand with diabetes, oral health is often overlooked. At our Asheboro dental office, we want our patients and neighbors to know just how drastically diabetes can affect oral health, and precautions that those with diabetes should take to keep their mouths healthy. The… Read more »