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The House of Representatives is Preparing to Vote to Repeal Obamacare

March 23, 2017

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Dear Friends, The U.S. House of Representatives is preparing to vote on repealing the Affordable Health Care Act (Obamacare!) If for no other reason than the best interest of all children, please make the time to call Washington D.C. and voice your opposition to this action.  Poindexter Dental is asking everyone to contact their Representatives […]

A “Normal” habit that can make you loose all of your teeth.

March 22, 2017

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Do you wake up some mornings with a headache of origins you can’t define? Do you experience vague muscle pain in your face? If so, you may be experiencing symptoms of bruxism. What’s bruxism? You likely know it by its more informal name – two names, actually: “clenching” and “grinding.” It’s also not something you’ll […]

Research Links Gum Disease to Rheumatoid Arthritis

March 9, 2017

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A type of bacteria found in severe gum disease may trigger many cases of rheumatoid arthritis, researchers reported in December. The bacteria are found in about a third of people, and the researchers found evidence that 47 percent of patients with rheumatoid arthritis had evidence of an infection. It’s called Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans, or “A a” […]

Gum Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Linked

March 1, 2017

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People with poor oral hygiene or gum disease may be at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease on May 10. Researchers at The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) School of Medicine and Dentistry in England led by Drs. StJohn Crean and Sim […]