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Week two of April Oral Cancer Awareness Month

It's week two of April Oral Cancer Awareness Month.

This week's contest....how many flosses are in the container?  Contest ends and winner announced on 4/12/18 and the next cheek retractor video will be posted 4/16/18.  Check out our FaceBook and Instagram pages for the contest picture and to submit your vote.

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month!

Help us spread the awareness by participating in our weekly contest.

Each week during the month of April, we will have a contest where the winner gets to choose two Highland Smiles team members to face a challenge while using a cheek retractor.  This week, the contest will end and the winner announced on 4/5/18 and the video will be posted on 4/9/18.

Let the contest begin!!  Check out our Facebook and Instagram to submit your answer. 

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Participate NOW in our Fur Baby Matching Contest!

Our staff loves their fur babies, so we thought we'd have a little fun sharing our furry family with everyone.  It's up to you to match the staff member with the fur baby(ies)!  The patient with the most matches will win a $10.00 gift card to Sweet Cow.  Team pictures coming soon!

Submit your answers on our Facebook page, Instagram, or shoot us an email at [email protected] - We'll be accepting answers now through Saturday, March 31st.  Good Luck!!

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Zing! Causes and Solutions for Your Root Sensitivity

Root Sensitivity | Denver CO Dentist

A sensitive tooth or root can give you a painful zing just when you least expect it! This issue can be chronic and it seems to affect a large number of adults in America. The good news is that there are solutions when you can determine the cause of this condition. Here are some tips on how to successfully manage root sensitivity.

What Causes Root Discomfort?

There are a number a factors that can contribute to root sensitivity. Here are some of the things that cause root discomfort:

  • A broken or decayed filling
  • A fractured root or inflamed pulp inside your tooth
  • Heavy biting forces
  • Brushing or flossing too vigorously
  • Gum recession caused by periodontal disease

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How Gum Disease Can Put Older Women at Risk for Cancer

Older Women | Gum Disease and Cancer | Denver CO Dentist

Thanks to new emerging information, we keep learning more facts about how oral health is connected to overall health and well being. Researchers have recently discovered a new link between periodontal disease and cancer in older women. Here's what you should know.

What Is Periodontal Disease?

Also known as gum disease, periodontal disease is an infection of the support system for your teeth, which consists of your gums and jawbone. Excess plaque and tartar buildup that is not consistently removed will cause the infection, which will eventually lead to gum and tooth loss if it is left untreated.

Did you know that gum disease affects 70% of people aged 65 and above ...

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