Dental Anatomy 101

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Even though they are the hardest substance in the human body, your teeth need proper care if they are to stay strong. The tooth’s hard exterior protects a sensitive nerve-filled center that can be extremely painful if exposed. Before you visit Cottonwood Dental dentist for a routine cleaning or procedure, you will get more out of your time in the … Read More

The Link Between Oral Health and Alzheimer’s

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At Cottonwood Dental, we know how oral health can affect your overall health, which is why we encourage our patients to take the best care of their teeth. Poor oral hygiene is linked to a number of health problems, and according to a study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Alzheimer’s could be one of them! This may come as … Read More

Nutrients for Your Teeth and Gums

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Just like any other part of your body, your teeth and gums need proper nutrition to stay healthy. Here’s a look at nutrients that are especially good for your teeth. Cottonwood Dental recommends adding foods with these nutrients to your grocery list, and you’ll be on your way to preventing cavities and gum disease! Vitamin D Vitamin D assists your … Read More