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 reviewing this…

Let’s Talk About It

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Hello, I’m Dr. Goodman of The Lewisville Dentist in Lewisville. I am devoted to enhancing smiles through cosmetic dentistry. Few physical improvements have such a compelling impact on attractiveness and self-confidence as a smile makeover. Excellent oral health and a pleasing smile contribute to overall physical health and a high quality of life. If you…

The Correlation Between Gum Disease and Alheizmer’s Disease

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GingipAIN Inhibitor for Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease (GAIN) Trial is based on a body of scientific evidence that P. gingivalis, bacteria which is most associated with degenerative gum disease, can also affect the brain and possibly lead to Alzheimer’s disease. This clinical trial determines whether the experimental oral drug Atuzaginstat is 1. safe and 2.…

4 Smile Boosters

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Hi, my name is Dr. Natalie Goodman. My dental practice, The Lewisville Dentist, has been serving the Lewisville, Texas area since 2003. Today in my Dallas dental blog, I would like to highlight four ways you can improve your smile. 1. Teeth Whitening is quick and non-invasive. External tooth whitening occurs when teeth whitening agents…

Osteoporosis And Oral Health

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If you are a woman, you have probably heard about the high rate of osteoporosis in the country, and the state of Texas is no exception. Did you know that many studies have suggested a connection between osteoporosis and oral health? Osteoporosis can often progress without any outward symptoms. However, there may be clues in a person’s mouth…

Do Kids Get Periodontal Disease?

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Most Lewisville moms and dads are concerned about cavities. And rightly so. Tooth decay in children is a serious and widespread disease. What about kids’ gum disease? Are kids at risk for an oral ailment that is prevalent in the adult population? Short answer: yes. Let’s discuss it. Children and teenagers are at risk of…