Does Gum Disease Increase Breast Cancer Risk?

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This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, your dentist in Asheboro has some interesting news about a fascinating connection that has gained attention in recent years – the potential link between gum disease (periodontal disease) and an increased risk of breast cancer. While it might seem far-fetched at first, researchers have been delving into this topic, seeking to… Read more »

3 Reasons The Man in Your Life Should See His Dentist 

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You’ll always hear your dentist in Asheboro talk about how important it is for everyone to come in for preventive dental checkups every six months. But there’s a special section of our population that tends to avoid these bi-annual visits and instead prefers to wait until they have a problem. We’re talking about the men… 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 »