Dr. Hal Lippard's Blog

Your Charlottesville Dentist Asks, “Did You Know This About Your Teeth?”

March 10, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drlippard @ 1:24 pm

man in black suit smilingInside your mouth exists a hidden world and an integral part of it are your teeth. Composed of the hardest material found in your body, your ivories are truly amazing. So stay tuned, as your dentist in Charlottesville uncovers some interesting facts about your pearly whites and also discusses how to care for them with general dentistry and oral hygiene.

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Does Diabetes Affect Your Oral Health? Ask a Dentist in Charlottesville!

February 3, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — drlippard @ 12:38 am

Multiple hands holding letters of the word diabetesWhen it comes to diabetes and gum disease, it’s a lot like the classic question of which came first – the chicken or the egg? It may seem unlikely, but studies show that gum health and diabetes are actually connected –  gum disease can increase the risk for diabetes and vice versa. So if you’re one of the estimated 100 million Americans living with pre-diabetes or diabetes, learning about how to take great care of your gums can benefit more than just your mouth. It can actually keep your entire body healthier as well! As a dentist in Charlottesville, we’ll discuss more about how diabetes affects your gums and how you can keep them as healthy as possible.

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