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Ten Reasons to Fluoridate Public Water

Fluoridation is the single most effective measure to prevent tooth decay. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has proclaimed that community water fluoridation is one of the 10 greatest health achievements of the 20th century. Fluoridation is similar to fortifying...

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Periodontitis

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gum Disease By Chris Iliades, MD Researchers continue to find links between periodontitis (gum disease) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In one study, people with RA were eight times more likely to get periodontitis than people without RA....

LSU cancer center offers molecular profiling program

From DrBicuspid August 19, 2014 -- Louisiana State University's (LSU) Health Shreveport Feist-Weiller Cancer Center now offers access to an innovative, precision-medicine technology that determines the unique biological characteristics of each patient's cancer tumor....

New treatment for oral cancer

Antipain agent shrinks oral cancers without damaging healthy tissue By DrBicuspid Staff July 25, 2014 -- Mouse models of human oral cancer treated with capsazepine showed dramatic tumor shrinkage without damage to surrounding tissues, according to a new study in Oral...

Root canals may harbor bacteria

Root Canal Dangers Hal Huggins, DDS, MS DNA Studies Confirm Dr. Weston Price’s Century-Old Findings Toxic dental materials have created much havoc in the dental profession, as well as in patient health, for nearly two centuries. Dental mercury fillings, nickel crowns...

Welcome to Cathy, our newest team member

We are very excited to welcome Cathy Richard to our dental team. Cathy has been in the dental field over 30 years.  She started as a dental assistant and moved to front desk.  She is a CDA and an RDA, keeping both licenses current.  She grew up in Texas and is a very...

Dental Implant Surgery – What to Expect

By Mayo Clinic Staff Multimedia Dental implant surgery Multimedia Jawbone graft Dental implant surgery is usually an outpatient surgery performed in stages: Your damaged tooth is removed. Your jawbone is prepared for surgery, a process that may involve bone grafting....