Gum

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When you cough, do you notice a metallic taste in your mouth? Or do you notice it when you’re eating or drinking something? You may chalk it up as unexplainable, but it’s not something you should let go for too long. Having a metallic taste in your mouth might be…

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Bad breath. It happens to all of us. And anyone who tells you otherwise is probably not being truthful, because, well, who really wants to talk about bad breath? It isn’t very pleasant, but in most cases, it goes away with normal brushing and flossing. But, what causes bad breath?…

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Losing a tooth may impact more than your smile – it could leave you with a higher risk of heart disease. A new study presented at the American College of Cardiology Middle East Conference 2019, held in conjunction with the 10th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress in October, highlighted the connection…

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Scientists at the University of Copenhagen successfully extracted a complete human genome from ancient ‘chewing gum.’ Their success may mean there is a new untapped source of ancient DNA. While excavating in Lolland, Denmark, archaeologists found a 5,700-year-old piece of birch pitch, which was often used as ‘chewing gum’ in…

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We talk a lot about teeth. After all, we’re dentists. But, we are also concerned with your gum health. At Legends Dental, your gum health is just as important to us as the rest of your mouth (and body). In this blog, we are talking about gum health and how…

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As a dental practice, we talk a lot about teeth, proper bites and treating temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMD. It’s kind of what we do. But, we are also concerned about other parts of the mouth, too. One of those parts we keep in mind with everything we do to…

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It can be persistent. It can be stubborn. It can keep you from having conversations or getting closer with some you love. It can make you self-conscious. What is it? It’s chronic bad breath. Chronic bad breath isn’t just a condition of the mouth. It’s not just annoying. It is…