Dental Plaque

plaque 300x194 Dental PlaqueYou’ve heard about plaque since grade school when the dental hygienist visited and explained how to take care of your teeth. I hope you were listening because it was an important lesson. All your dental woes begin with plaque, and today, your Black Diamond family dentist Dr. Chin, gives you a refresher course on dental plaque.

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A New Way to Diagnose Breast Cancer?

breast 300x200 A New Way to Diagnose Breast Cancer?Perhaps you’re not aware that some diseases can present symptoms in your mouth before ever being diagnosed. Mouth sores can occur with certain systemic diseases including HIV, Crohn’s disease, lupus, and Behcet’s syndrome. Now it is said that a saliva pH test can measure your susceptibility to such diseases as arthritis, heart disease, osteoporosis, and breast cancer. Today your Black Diamond family dentist, Dr. Chin discusses a new way to diagnose breast cancer.

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