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Teeth Reveal Lifetime Exposures to Metals, Toxins

This is a great article about how our teeth record what we eat!  Read the details below and thank you for visiting us at Texarkana Endodontics! 

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Dental Fear Traced to Drill Sounds

Neuroscientists have found that the sounds of dental instruments like drills evoke fear and anxiety in some people, according to a new study presented at this week's Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego.

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Morning Habits: Smartphone Beats Toothbrush

We all have our morning routines, but where does tooth brushing fall in yours? According to the following survey, most young adults check their smartphones prior to most anything else in the morning. What about you, do you check your phone before brushing your teeth in the morning? Thanks for visiting us at Texarkana Endodontics. Enjoy reading!

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Report on Oral Health Finds Many States Failing U.S. Seniors

Texas scores a 62.9% which is in the "fair" range. The oral care of seniors is very important, as poor oral health is an indicator or overall health. Read on to learn more about how the study was conducted, and click through to the report to see how other states fare. Thanks for visiting Texarkana Endodontics.

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Women Six Times More Disgusted by Dental Treatment Than Men

Researchers have learned that out of those who have anxiety about visiting the dentist, women are more likely to be repulsed by dental treatment images than women who are not afraid of the dentist and by men who are also afraid of the dentist. What is the answer, then, for those who have such fears? Choosing a dentist or specialist who is understanding and capable of quelling such fears is key. Read on for more tips on how to get yourself into see the dentist, despite your fears. Your oral health is extremely important and should not be neglected. Thanks for visiting Texarkana Endodontics.

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Dietary Supplements and Dentistry: A Reason for Caution?

Taking dietary supplements has become commonplace in this day and age. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported in 2007 that one-third of all Americans take them -- to the tune of nearly $27 billion a year. But how important is it for dentists to be aware of what dietary supplements their patients are taking?

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8 Signs You Might Need Dentures

As an endodontist, I strive to save teeth every day. It is always best whenever possible to save a natural tooth. The following article shows surprising statistics regarding the amount of people in our country who have full or partial dentures. Ultimately, dentures (along with other dental procedures) can be avoided by daily care of our teeth and gums, and bi-annual visits to the dentist. Thanks for visiting Texarkana Endodontics, serving area residents of Texarkana TX, Hope AR, Magnolia AR, Paris TX, Broken Bow OK, Idabel OK, and others. Enjoy reading!

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Modern Diet is Rotting Our Teeth

When we experience tooth pain, it is hard to deal with. How did people cope before the modern dentistry we can access today? It turns out that the bacteria on our teeth changed when we evolved from hunter-gatherers to farmers. The manufacturing of food has made it even worse. Below is a study that illustrates the consequences of our evolved diet. Thanks for visiting Texarkana Endodontics! Enjoy reading.

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Do Successful People Have Similar Smiles?

Our teeth are one of the first things people see when we meet them. Does how are teeth look have any indication of how successful we are? Do our smiles have an influence over how others perceive us? According to the following study, the answer is yes. By comparing images of those deemed the most influential based on Time magazines annual lists of the 100 most influential people, researches have found similarities. Read on to find out what this study reveals. Thanks for visiting Texarkana Endodontics.

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The Secret Life of Your Taste Buds

Here is a fun article about our taste buds, and why we like or dislike certain things. I have come across people before who absolutely could not stand cilantro, and now I know it is because they are "smell blind." Read on for more interesting facts! Thanks for visiting Texarkana Endodontics.

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