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8/9/2018 1:45:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos

Injury to teeth, jaw, muscles, teeth grin ding, stress, arthritis etc. Treatment depends on cause of tmj pain.



8/9/2018 1:41:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos

TMJ is the temporomandibular joint -- a hinge joint connecting your lower jaw or the mandible to the temporal bone of your skull. TMD is the disorder of the tmj.



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8/1/2018 7:54:00 AM | Smiles of San Marcos

Perio Protect is a FDA cleared medical device for treatment and prevention of Periodontal disease.After a thorough cleaning by your hygienist perio protect trays manage biofilm--community of bacteria growing on the pockets between your teeth and gums.



7/25/2018 8:33:00 AM | Smiles of San Marcos

Thinking about getting pregnant? Go see your dentist to make sure you don't have gum disease that can affect the birth of your baby. Periodontal disease has been linked to preterm birth and low birth weight.



7/25/2018 8:30:00 AM | Smiles of San Marcos

Your saliva can be tested to see of you have oral pathogens that cause gum disease. This is especially important if anyone in your family lost their teeth early, or if you are at risk for diabetes, heart disease or stroke, thinking about getting pregnant.



7/25/2018 8:27:00 AM | Smiles of San Marcos

Did you know periodontal disease increases risk of heart disease and stroke?



7/25/2018 8:26:00 AM | Smiles of San Marcos

Did you know periodontal disease increases risk of cancer?



7/18/2018 3:44:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos

Did you know more that 80% of US adults over the age of 35 have some form of gum disease?



7/18/2018 3:43:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos

Did you know former Surgeon General David Satcher called periodontal disease the Silent Epidemic?



7/16/2018 5:05:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos

Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease like diabetes. It makes it harder to control blood sugar.



7/16/2018 5:03:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos

Periodontal disease is often a complication of diabetes.



7/2/2018 9:38:00 AM | Smiles of San Marcos

My motto
"It's impossible," said pride.
"It's risky," said experience.
"It's pointless," said reason.
"Give it a try,"whispered the heart.



6/27/2018 4:24:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos




6/27/2018 3:24:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos

Brand new : We are now recommending PERIO PROTECT to our patients . 
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6/14/2018 2:46:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos

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5/17/2018 11:02:00 AM | Smiles of San Marcos


  1. Naughty :  using a hard bristle toothbrush     Nice: using a soft bristle toothbrush 
  2. Naughty:  not flossing         Nice : flossing daily
  3. Naughty: playing sports without a sports guard  Nice:  using a sport-guard wile playing sports 
  4. Naughty:  sharing a toothbrush      Nice: using your own toothbrush 
  5. Naughty:  teeth grinding      Nice : using Night-guard to prevent grinding 



5/11/2018 3:32:00 PM | Smiles of San Marcos

Why sharing a toothbrush is a BAD idea!
  • YUCK!!
  •  Transmits gum disease 
  • Virus like Herpes, or HPV can be transmitted 
  • Fungi can live in a toothbrush 




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