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People often talk about the mind-body connection, but did you know there is also a mouth-body connection? This means that what is happening in the mouth is connected to what’s happening in the body, and vice versa. Professor Iain Chapple, from the University of Birmingham,...

Most of us probably agree that 2020 has been a tough year. Global COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Unemployment numbers have skyrocketed. Millions are struggling to make ends meet. Consequently, for many, oral hygiene isn’t on the top of the priority list. Many people are...

If you have swollen, puffy or inflamed gums these could be signs of gum disease. Plaque buildup is the most common cause, however, there are several other factors that can also lead to gum disease. At Hicks Dental Group in Prescott, we believe an ounce...

Maintaining healthy teeth takes a lifetime of care. Even if you’ve been told that you have a naturally great smile, it’s important to ensure you’re taking care of your teeth properly. This involves regular checkups with us here at Hicks Dental Group in Prescott, as...

Teeth are put through a lot of strain with everyday biting, chewing, grinding, talking, and aging. To stay strong and healthy, they need regular TLC. This means brushing and flossing daily, and twice-yearly checkups and cleanings. Yet, even with excellent oral care, dental issues still...