Month: October 2023

Exploring the Potential Link Between Gum Disease and Cancer: What You Need to Know | Hodges SC Dentist

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Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common oral health problem that affects millions of people worldwide. The condition is caused by bacterial infection of the gum tissue, which can lead to inflammation, bleeding, and eventual tooth loss. While gum disease is primarily associated with oral health problems, recent studies have suggested a […]

Are Your Medications Damaging Your Oral Health? | Hodges SC Dentist

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly half of all Americans are currently taking prescription medications and more than half take vitamins or other dietary supplements. Even when used as directed and under medical supervision, you may experience medication side effects that can impact your oral health. Always let us know […]