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Types of Gum Disease

By Willis Dental | Feb 15, 2015

Untreated gingivitis can advance to periodontitis and can eventually lead to tooth loss and other health problems. Gingivitis is the mildest form of periodontal disease. It causes the gums to become red, swollen, and bleed easily. There is usually little or no discomfort at this stage. Gingivitis is often caused by inadequate oral hygiene. Gingivitis…

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Tobacco Use and Your Oral Health

By Willis Dental | Jan 15, 2015

It’s no secret that smoking is bad for your overall health but using tobacco products can have serious consequences on your oral health, too. By Connie Brichford Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH Follow Us on Twitter @EverydayHealth Get the latest health facts, tips, and advice. Related Articles Many Americans Don’t Receive Preventive Dental…

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Dentures

By Willis Dental | Dec 15, 2014

Dentures are dental appliances that can be removed from the mouth. Dentures replace missing teeth and help to restore your smile. If you’ve lost some or all of your natural teeth, whether from gum disease, tooth decay or injury, replacing missing teeth will benefit your appearance and your health. That’s because dentures make it easier…

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Implants

By Willis Dental | Nov 15, 2014

If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable or don’t want to damage adjacent teeth in order to make a bridge, talk to Dr. Willis to see if dental implants are a good option for you. Dental implants are becoming the ideal way to replace missing teeth. They are…

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Diabetes

By Willis Dental | Oct 15, 2014

Diabetes is a chronic disease which affects your body’s ability to process sugar. The resulting high blood sugar can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other parts of your body. Diabetes can lower your resistance to infection and can slow the healing process. If you have diabetes, you are at greater risk…

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Autumn Welcome

By Willis Dental | Oct 8, 2014

This month, we are excited for all the changes happening in our practice. We are glad to have a hygienist – Liz, and dental assistant – Taylor join our team. We are also happy to welcome Dr.Wipf’s patients to our Dental Family. Dr. Wipf has told us how wonderful her patients are and the great…

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Wisdom Teeth

By Willis Dental | Sep 15, 2014

Wisdom teeth, also referred to as third molars, get their name by being the last teeth to come in during young adulthood, typically between 16 and 21 years of age. As part of a dental visit, Dr Willis will examine you to determine if your wisdom teeth are healthy or if they need to be…

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Summer in Arizona

By Willis Dental | Aug 29, 2014

Shannon and I just returned from a very HOT Arizona. I have had my eye on a great continuing education course down there and finally the stars lined up for us to get down to it. It was a great course dealing with developing beautiful smiles. We were absolutely enthralled with all the things to…

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Dental Insurance Overview Part I

By Willis Dental | Sep 6, 2012

So you’ve got dental insurance…great! Do you understand your dental benefit? If you’re like most of our patients, your knowledge of your benefits has a few gaps. Maybe you feel like you should know more because we make it look so easy. We’ve got some tips for understanding your dental benefit. Understanding Dental Insurance Let’s…

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