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Dr. Jim Fox, D.D.S.
Have you been probed lately?
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports half of Americans over the age of 30 have periodontitis.  That equates to almost 65 million Americans having advanced periodontal disease! Exactly what is periodontal disease?  Inflammation due to the presence of bacteria affecting both the soft tissue and bone which support the teeth.  Periodontal disease is typically painless as it progresses and undermines the supporting structures for your teeth.  As it advances, bac... Read More
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The Golden Years and Beyond
The Golden Years and Beyond – Maintaining Your Smile At Fox Family Dental we encourage prevention.  People are living longer and teeth and gums need special attention to make it through the Golden Years.   The routine 6 month cleaning and checkup may not be enough to prevent problems from arising in our teeth.  Several factors can contribute to cavities beginning in our late-middle ages continuing into our elderly years.  Medications dry our mouths and multiple ... Read More
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Prevention is Fundamental!
Prevention is fundamental as it applies to your health.   Dentistry is no exception!  Keeping regular appointments with a dental hygienist will reward you with a healthy smile.  Regular maintenance can keep problems, if and when they arise, small and manageable.   Imagine never changing the oil in your vehicle.  The engine problems that will ensue can be expensive and sometimes catastrophic.  Doing your part by frequenting a dental hygienist will help prev... Read More
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Happy Thanksgiving from Fox Family Dental! We count it as a privilege to care for you and your families teeth; thank you for trusting us with your oral care. Navigate the Thanksgiving spread this month with an eye to your dental health - many traditional Thanksgiving dishes are surprisingly good for your teeth! Turkey contains phosphorus, which can help with tooth development in children. Cranberry sauce without extra sugar can actually help cancel out the trouble Streptococcus mutans ca... Read More
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