3 Critical Things You Didn’t Know About Kids’ Cavities

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It’s time to think differently about childhood tooth decay. Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, serving Arlington and Grand Prairie, has a team specializing in children’s oral health. Here are three important things to know about children’s dental health. Tooth Decay Is The Most Common Childhood Disease Over 4 million preschoolers have cavities. And,  tooth decay […]

Making Life Sweet?

Most of us consume far too much sugar. That isn’t exactly a news flash, but at Stephen Ratcliffe Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, we want to remind you what sugar can do to your teeth. We get cavities when acids in the mouth attack the enamel and dentin of the teeth. The acid is […]

Dental Health in Arlington: Oral Care for ICU Patients Lowers Risk

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Today’s post focuses on an article that appeared recently on ScienceDaily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced oral care instead of routine oral care. The patients who received more intense dental care were 56 percent less likely to develop a respiratory infection during […]