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Hemophilia and Oral Care

Lately I have had a couple of patients ask about blood disorders and their oral health. There was a recent study published and reviewed by the ADA regarding the home care of patients with hemophilia. Some of the results included that hemopheliacs did not care for their teeth and gums as well as the general…

Cheaper Dental Work

American Dental Association Wants to Amend McCarran-Ferguson Act-what does this mean for dental patients? Dr. Seth here, hope everyone’s Christmas and holiday was amazing. So there is some movement within the dental circles and government to amend an ACT that would allow dental insurance companies to compete with one another to provide more transparent costs…

Tooth Loss Increases Blood Pressure for Older Women

Menopause and My Teeth 36,000 women were followed in a recent study involving tooth loss after menopause-it was found that they have a significantly higher chance of having hypertension. This may be due to individuals having several health issues including periodontal disease, caries, smokers, obesity, hormonal changes etc. Losing a tooth does not mean your…

DIY Dentistry Tips-Gresham Dentist, Main Street Dental Gresham

DIY dentistry is on the rise among our younger crowd and NBC put out a story and video detailing some of the perils. Especially do it yourself teeth whitening, braces, and temporary fillings for pain relief. Your teeth are connected to your jaws, your jaws are connected to your jawbones, and there’s a complex network…

Warts in my mouth, sores in my mouth, HPV and mouth.

Check out this article from the ADA! FDA Approves HPV Vaccine For Men And Women Aged 27 To 45. The New York Times (10/5, Grady, Hoffman) reported that the Food and Drug Administration has approved the HPV vaccine “for men and women from 27 to 45-years-old.” The article noted that the vaccine “had been previously approved for…

Dentist Near Me, Gresham Dentist

Fun fact of the day, did you know that 25% of adults do not brush their teeth twice a day, increasing their risk of developing tooth decay by 33%? That is crazy! A simple 2 extra minutes a day could wind up saving you nearly 250 dollars for a filling or 1000 dollars for a…

Fluoride mouth rinse and my children

Dr. Seth Monson here from Main Street Dental Gresham. A recent review article from the American Dental Association found that fluoride mouthrinse for our kiddos does not have strong evidence of controlling dental decay. There were varying results in these studies and I hope you take some time to check it out! https://ebd.ada.org/en/evidence/evidence-by-topic/5788/fluoride-mouthrinses-for-preventing-dental-caries-in-children-and-adolescents?tab=2 Basically, if…

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