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Tips and Benefits of Healthy Gums

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In the quest for a beautiful smile, an often overlooked but very important aspect is gum health. Healthy gums are essential for a healthy mouth and may ultimately affect one’s overall health, as well. Dr. Bowen and the staff of Bowen Family Dentistry in Manhattan, KS help their patients maintain healthy gums and teeth through […]

Gum Disease and Your Heart

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It started out as an unconventional theory. But now, more and more scientists, physicians and dentists are seeing the connection between gum disease and potentially fatal heart attacks. What would a problem with your gums have in common with an ailing heart? Researchers began by looking at heart attack patients and deciding what physical symptoms […]

Brushing Tips

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What is the best technique for brushing? There are a number of effective brushing techniques. Patients are advised to ask during an appointment to determine which is the best one for them, since tooth position and gum condition vary. One effective, easy-to-remember technique involves using a circular or elliptical motion to brush a couple of […]

Extending The Life Of Your Fillings

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Most Americans have dental fillings in their mouth. They are a common dental service that is used to protect teeth and repair damage. Our dental team at Bowen Family Dentistry provide high-quality treatments that last, but how can you extend the life of your dental fillings? Continue reading on to get the answer. How Long […]

How To Prevent Early Tooth Decay In Children

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While the prevention and treatment of tooth decay has improved dramatically over the last half century, it continues to be a major health issue, especially for children. One in four children 5 and younger will develop some form of the disease. Although tooth decay in children stems from the same causes as in adults — […]