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Your Dentist in Leawood Can Help Detect Lyme Disease

May 18, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , — drayer @ 7:10 pm

Lyme Disease on tabletThe month of May is dedicated to Lyme Disease awareness, which is estimated to affect at least 30,000 people each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is believed that more than 300,000 people annually are infected with the tickborne illness because most cases are not reported to the CDC. A simple tick bite can lead to a wide range of general health symptoms, such as fatigue, headaches, swelling of the limbs, and a rash. Although many tend to focus on reducing symptoms and improving the quality of life for those who are infected, there is another factor that is often overlooked—dental health. Lyme disease can cause complications in your mouth. As a result, your dentist in Leawood can play an influential role in restoring your well-being.
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Dentist in Leawood Explains the Link Between Oral Bacteria, Headaches

June 13, 2017

Filed under: Family Dentistry,Uncategorized — Tags: — drayer @ 9:29 pm

See the dentist in Lenexa to help control frequent headaches. How often do you have headaches? If the answer to that question is “too often” then you may need to see your dentist regularly. Sounds strange, but the American Gut Project has found a link between oral bacteria and headaches, specifically migraines. Therefore, Dr. Ayer advocates biannual dental cleanings and exams not only for the sake of your smile, but also for you overall well being. Continue reading to learn about the research on this link and how your dentist in Leawood may be able to help prevent migraine headaches.

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