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Hygiene Corner: Dental Health and Dry Mouth

Written By Scott Dentistry on March 28, 2017

Why Do We Need Saliva? We all need saliva to moisten and cleanse our mouths and digest food.  Saliva also prevents infection by controlling bacteria and fungi in the mouth.  When you don't make enough saliva, your mouth gets dry and... Read More

Hygiene Corner: February Is Heart Health and Gum Disease Awareness Month

Written By Scott Dentistry on February 8, 2017

  Can your mouth tell if you're at risk for heart disease?  It just may!  Researchers have found that people with periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to have heart diease.  The risk could be even greater for those with... Read More

Hygiene Corner: Why Do We Ask Patients To Stick Out Their Tongue?

Written By Scott Dentistry on January 25, 2017

   Hygiene Corner    When your dental hygienist asks you to stick out your tongue, it's not rude to comply....You know the drill!  They grab the end of your tongue with that gross tasting gauze.    When you visit Michelle or myself for... Read More

The Truth About High Blood Pressure

Written By Scott Dentistry on May 15, 2016

May is Blood Pressure Awareness Month! We at Klure Dentistry believe that awareness is the first step in disease prevention and healthy living. Whether you're a new patient or returning for a routine checkup, we care about you! Make an... Read More

May is Blood Pressure Awareness Month

Written By Scott Dentistry on May 2, 2016

Spring has sprung and we at Klure Dentistry are thinking of you. May is Blood Pressure Awareness Month and we want both new and existing patients to schedule an appointment this month for a chance to win a picnic basket... Read More

Celebrate EARTH DAY on April 22, 2016

Written By Scott Dentistry on April 22, 2016

  The first Earth Day celebration took place on April 22, 1970.  20 million US citizens participated in a celebration of the planet's environment on that day! Earth Day has since turned into an international celebration.  Today, Earth Day is celebrated in 175 countries where... Read More

Who is at risk for oral cancer?

Written By Scott Dentistry on April 15, 2016

Did you know that oral cancer takes more lives than cervical cancer, testicular cancer, and skin cancer?  Oral cancer is a disease that can affect anyone. While you may not think you're at risk for oral cancer, regular screening at... Read More

Why an oral cancer screening is so important

Written By Scott Dentistry on April 1, 2016

Oral cancer awareness is at an all-time low. This year, approximately 48,250 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with oral cancer. That's 132 people diagnosed every day. Klure Dentistry is proud to participate in April's Oral Cancer Awareness Campaign... Read More

Bad Breath? Try a Tongue Scraper

Written By Scott Dentistry on March 24, 2016

Bad breath can have a devastating impact on a person's personal, social and professional life. In North America alone, consumers spend 2-3 billion dollars each year on mints, gums, and mouth rinses to try to make their breath “minty fresh.”... Read More

Top 7 Best Foods For Healthy Teeth & Gums

Written By Scott Dentistry on March 17, 2016

It's no question - your teeth are vital to your everyday life! We can't stress enough that healthy teeth and a healthy diet go hand in hand. The things we eat affect the strength, appearance, and functionality of our teeth... Read More

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