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The impact cutting sugary drinks has on dental health

A new study published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry states that soft drinks and fruit juice are the most significant factor contributing to dental erosion. The Journal of Dentistry found that drinking fruit juice, soda, and diet soda regularly showed an almost 85-percent decrease in enamel density when compared to drinking water and…
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What your mouth can tell you about your health

  –Your mouth can be a good indicator of your overall health. Here, Grover Beach dentist Dr. Perry Patel, DDS, shares what your mouth can tell you about whats going on inside your body: Tooth sensitivity Sensitivity can be an indicator of a cavity, which, left untreated, can create an infection. If the infection becomes…
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How to prevent tooth decay

  Dental decay can lead to serious problems, such as infection, bone and nerve damage, tooth loss, and in some serious cases, infection can spread to other parts of the body. Here, Pismo Beach dentist Dr. Perry Patel, D.D.S., shares tips on how to prevent tooth decay: How do cavities form? There is a constant…
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Best and Worst Foods for Dental Health

Pismo Beach dentist Perry Patel DDS is dedicated to improving dental health of his patients here on the Central Coast and beyond. What you eat and drink can play a huge role in not just your overall health, but also your dental health. Here is a list of some of the worst and best foods for…
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