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Category Archives: Dental Articles

How to Prevent Bad Breath

Bad Breath, referred to as halitosis, is something we all deal with at one time or another.  When you are talking to someone with bad breath it can be distracting, but what can you do?
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you :

  1. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush your teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don’t forget to brush your tongue. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months. Use floss or an inter-dental cleaner to remove food
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Septic Shock, Your teeth are the front line.

The average mouth is home to around 20 billion oral microbes. It should come as no surprise then, that your teeth have a difficult task ahead of them. Having white healthy teeth isn’t just important from an aesthetic point of view. With their own blood supplies, an infected tooth can be just as serious as an infected limb. Failing to practice proper oral hygiene increases the risk of infection which in turn can lead to Sepsis, a potentially life-threatening complication of an infection. It occurs when chemicals released into the bloodstream to fight the infection trigger inflammatory responses throughout the … Read More

Celebrating Health during the Entire Month of October – Dental Hygiene and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Proper dental hygiene is important not only for an aesthetic point of view. Having the perfect smile is something that all of us want, but respecting the right routine of dental hygiene is essential not only for good looks, but also for preserving your health in general. We, here at the Lembo-Montgomery dental office, would love to remind you that implementing and respecting such a routine is not only important – it is also very easy.


Celebrating Dental Hygiene Month 


October 2014 is not only the most beautiful month of Fall – it is also Dental Hygiene … Read More