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What Do Marine Sponges have to Do with Plaque?

Bacteria are the bad guys in the world of dentistry. They are the key component in tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. However, certain germs, when distributed correctly (such as inside your intestines) play a role in good, balanced health. Katy, TX dentist Dr. Colin Lathrop, will explain how studying bacteria on marine sponges in Baltimore, […]

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Just Snoring, or Something More Sinister?

When the tonsils, tongue, or oral tissue impedes breathing during sleep, we call this sleep apnea. There’s a reason why sleep apnea has been called the silent killer. According to the National Sleep Foundation, as many as 20 million Americans live with the condition. Of those, we believe that only 10 percent are actually aware […]

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Put Your Medicine Where Your Mouth Is…Then What?

Here’s an interesting statistic from the Mayo Clinic. An estimated 70% of Americans take at least one medication regularly, whether over-the-counter or by prescription. Dr. Colin Lathrop, a family dentist in Katy, TX, explains that sometimes even the things we require to keep ourselves healthy can also affect our oral health. Not that we advocate […]

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Why More Men Are Embracing Cosmetic Dentistry in 2014

Most men aren’t born with the perfect smile, despite what Hollywood might like you to believe of its shining stars. George Clooney, Hugh Jackman, and Tom Cruise—all previous winners of People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” moniker—are just a few of many famous faces who have turned to cosmetic dentistry to round out their good looks. […]

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Try to Relax for Better Oral Health

You’ve probably heard statements connecting stress to heart attacks. Cause and effect in the medical world isn’t always quite that black and white. Stress levels are difficult to pin-point in a quantifiable manner. However, there is little doubt that highly stressed individuals tend to overeat, sleep poorly, drink too much alcohol, and smoke. Succumbing to […]

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