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Sugar-Free Does not Equal Safe

Wed, 12/09/2015

Research has found that sugar-free drinks are just as harmful to teeth as those containing sugar. To learn how to protect your teeth call Fresno dentist Dr. Miyake at (559) 478-2235 todayA new study has found there is “no discernible difference” between the damage sugar-laden sodas and sugar-free alternatives do to tooth enamel.

What is a Tongue Scraper?

Tue, 08/25/2015

A tongue scraper is an oral health implement that is used to scrape bacteria and food particles from the tongue. Made of plastic or metal, tongue scrapers are specially designed to conform to the contours of the tongue and are purported to help reduce bad breath.

If you have general dentistry questions and live in the Fresno area, please call Dr. Gregory Miyake at (559) 478-2235 to schedule an appointment today.

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Cavity Prevention with Weeds?

Mon, 07/28/2014

A new analysis of remains in a pre-Mesolithic burial site in Central Sudan has uncovered something remarkable: only one percent of the skeletons studied show signs of tooth decay. Researchers believe this is due to the bacteria inhibiting properties found in the purple nutsedge – a plant native to the region that may have been used as both food and medicine.

Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s

Tue, 08/27/2013

A newly discovered link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s has been reported by the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JHD). It has long been known that gum disease is linked to heart problems, respiratory illness, and complications with both diabetes and pregnancy, but this new link serves to reinforce the importance of a consistent general dentistry routine.

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