Diabetes and Your Dental Health
Diabetes and Your Dental Health Controlling your blood glucose levels is not only important in controlling your diabetes, it is also important in maintaining a healthy mouth. If blood glucose levels are poorly controlled, you are more likely to develop serious gum disease and lose more teeth than non-diabetics. Like all infections, serious gum disease […]
Menopause and Your Oral Health
Menopause and Your Oral Health According to researchers, women who are menopausal or post-menopausal may experience changes in their mouths. They may notice discomfort in the mouth, including dry mouth, pain as well as burning sensations in their gums. Women also experience an altered sense of taste – especially salty, peppery or sour foods. In […]
Tooth Facts You May Not Know
Tooth Facts You May Not Know Did you know… dental plaque contains more than 300 species of bacteria? approximately 40% of people over 65 years do not have a complete set of teeth? an adult on a vegetarian diet for a prolonged period of time can be at increased risk for gum disease due to […]
New Office Construction Photos
New Office Construction Photos We are currently under construction in building our new Legacy Smiles of Southern Arizona office. We will keep you posted on the progress! – Dr. Dawnie Kildoo and Team *Photos courtesy of Denco Dental.
Happy 4th of July
Happy 4th of July From Legacy Smiles of Southern Arizona!