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Oral Health can Impact Performance

By now, patients of Southwest Portland dentist Dr. Beadnell should understand the importance of practicing quality oral hygiene on a daily basis. Brushing and flossing help to remove harmful bacteria from the mouth that can lead to a number of chronic health problems, such as tooth decay and gum disease. So while good oral hygiene… Continue Reading

Patients Who Smoke & Have Psoriasis at Serious Risk of Gum Disease

Few habits offer the kind of serious long-term health consequences as smoking. A smoking habit can negatively impact an individual’s overall health by increasing the risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer, while also damaging an individual’s oral health by increasing the risk of gum disease and tooth decay. For these reasons and many more,… Continue Reading