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Recent Changes in Preventative Antibiotics before Dental Visits

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In the past, it was recommended that patients with artificial joint replacements take an antibiotic before having any preventative or restorative dental care performed. As of January 1, 2016, the ADA changed the protocol.  The reason in the past for doing so was the concern of a patient contracting bacteremia. Bacteremia is when bacteria enters the bloodstream from the mouth and travels throughout the body; it was thought previously that it would lead to infection around the prosthetic joints. In most recent studies have shown there is not any need for continuing with this protocol due to there isn’t any real risk of infection. The most recent research has shown ...

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Smiling is the curve that sets everything Straight!

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Smiling is the curve that sets everything straight!

Mark Twain once said “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been”

 Fun Facts about Smiling:

  • Smiling is contagious: It’s not just a saying. Scientists have proven that people have trouble frowning while looking at someone who is smiling. Our body naturally wants to smile!

  • Smiling can boost your mood and even your immune system and this time of the year we all could benefit from that. Psychologists have found that if you’re in a bad mood forcing yourself to smile can instantly boost your mood!

  • Smiling can improve your physical health. Your body is more relaxed when you smile which contributes to good health and ...

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