June 2014

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  • Baseball and smokeless tobacco

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    Major League Baseball lost a Hall of Fame outfielder, Tony Gwynn, to salivary gland cancer at the age of 54.  Gwynn was diagnosed with cancer in 2010.  Other great ball players were diagnosed as well, including Babe Ruth, Brett Butler and Bill Tuttle.  CNN reported on a survey in 1999, about 1/3 of rookies starting in […]

  • What are common signs and symptoms of periodontal disease?

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    Gum disease inflames your gums and can cause recession, and eventually the loss of bone supporting the teeth. According to the American Academy of Periodontology and the Centers for Disease Control the warning signs for gum disease include: Red, swollen or tender gums or other pain in your mouth Bleeding while brushing, flossing, or when eating certain […]

  • Synergy

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    “Synergy: The interaction of elements that, when combined, produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements” Dr. White will continue his practice for many years and enthusiastically welcomes Dr. Blansett to join the team.  Both Dr. White and Dr. Blansett have similar backgrounds.  Both grew up in rural Arkansas […]

  • Dr. Jonathan Blansett joins Dr. Charles White’s Periodontal Practice

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    Rogers, AR:  Dr. Jonathan A. Blansett joins Dr. White’s periodontal practice in Rogers after graduating, with honors, from Baylor College of Dentistry with a MS degree in Oral Biology and a Certificate in Periodontology.  Dr. Blansett received his DDS degree from Baylor College of Dentistry and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harding University with a […]