The Link Between Gum Disease and Viral Infections

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The pandemic has increased public awareness of the danger of viruses and the importance of a healthy immune system. Our Immune System Protects Against Serious Illness The variation in the seriousness of COVID-19 illness is due, in part, to the strength of natural biological defenses. Of course, you may be wondering why we’re discussing this…

47% of Adults Have Gum Disease: Are You One of Them?

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A recent CDC report provides the following data related to prevalence of periodontitis in the U.S.: 47.2% of people aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease increases with age, 70.1% of individuals 65 years and older have periodontal disease. This condition is more common in men than women (56.4%…

Are You Watching For Cavities?

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Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems there is. Are you doing everything you can to prevent it? In this post from Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO we have some practical ideas that can help. Avoid Refined Sugar This one is probably obvious, but avoiding sugar should be your number one…

You Don’t Have to Live With Bad Breath

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Chronic bad breath can happen to anyone, even those who brush and floss religiously. If you cope with persistent bad breath, talk to us about it at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette CO. Are you struggling with bad breath? Schedule an examination and deep dental cleaning at Boulder County Smiles in Lafayette. Our dental hygienist will get…