June 2015

Monthly Archives

  • New study finds alcohol can contribute to periodontal disease

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    In a study recently published in the Journal of Periodontology, researchers found that consuming alcohol can have a negative effect on a person’s periodontal health. The study went on to show that alcohol can both aggravate existing cases of periodontitis, and also increase the risk factors for developing the gum disease. The study revealed that […]

  • Congratulations, Dr. Blansett!

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    Dr. Blansett recently passed his board exam and is now a Board Certified Diplomate.  Congratulations to Dr. Blansett! A Diplomate is a periodontist who has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty and who is certified by the American Board of Periodontology. To be educationally qualified for Board certification requires: Certification […]