Periodontal Disease Is Linked To Systemic Diseases

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When most people think of periodontal disease they think it’s limited strictly to the mouth. Did you know it is also linked to systemic diseases? That’s why our team at Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry believes in educating our patients in the Arlington, Texas area about the merits of maintaining optimal oral health. Oral health […]

Swollen Gums?

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If Your Gums Are Swollen And Sore, Call Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

If you are a worried Arlington resident experiencing inflamed gums or an aching tooth, you’re are not alone. About one third of U.S. adults are affected by tooth decay, according to the CDC, and gum disease plagues one in seven people age 35 to 40.1 Don’t ignore these symptoms, call Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic […]

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

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Beautiful smiles require healthy teeth, healthy gums, and healthy bone. Occasionally, a patient experiences bone recession in their jaw which can cause tooth loss and other problems. However, it is ordinarily the other way around. The bone loss occurs as a result of a lost tooth because the blood supply and stimulus necessary for maintaining […]