Bleeding Gums After Your 6-Month Cleaning?

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Regular dental check-ups and cleanings at Decatur Smiles are critical for ideal dental health. However, some dental patients worry because their gums tend to bleed after a thorough cleaning. It could be a symptom of gum disease. If your gums bleed for a day or two after your appointment, you don’t need to be concerned. […]

Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

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When it comes to oral cancer mortality rates, Decatur Smiles reminds you that two numbers are key: 40% and 90%. 40% of individuals who receive a late-stage diagnosis die within five years. However, the survival rate for early stage diagnosis is 90%. Oral Cavity and Oropharynx—Mouth and Throat Cancers that start in the mouth (or […]

5 Reasons To See Dr. Teichmiller: General Dentistry in Decatur

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When we’re young, we are invincible. We will live forever, and know more than our parents. But a funny thing happens as we grow up: invincibility fades, forever isn’t as long as we thought, and we begin to appreciate the collective wisdom of those who have gone before us. Since you have probably discovered by […]

Helping Teeth Survive Adolescence

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If you are the parent of a daughter or son, you may already have some concerns about your child’s well-being. As young men and women progress toward complete independence, some make questionable choices when it comes to health. You may know teens that skip meals and others that eat ramen noodles for lunch and dinner. […]