Archive for June 2013

Eliminating Headaches With an Occlusal Guard

BRANSON— Millions of people suffer from chronic headaches and migraines. For many, the cause or trigger is unknown, but one culprit is teeth clenching and teeth grinding, a condition known as bruxism.

Since June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, Barnett-Davis Dental Group is helping raise awareness about how bruxism may trigger attacks and how those who suffer from headaches can avoid them.

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Stop Demineralization and Protect Your Teeth with MI Paste

SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI — Do you have white spots on your teeth? Does it seem like you get cavities all the time? Are your teeth sensitive to cold or sweets? Do you suffer from dry mouth? There is now another way that we can fight against all those issues: MI Paste.

“This prescription paste is a unique product that releases vital minerals into the mouth and helps stimulate saliva flow to strengthen teeth and protect enamel,” says Dr. Kelly Barnett, the founder of our Springfield Missouri dental surgery clinic.

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Raising Awareness About the Silent Killer

SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI — May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, an annual awareness campaign founded in 1972 and coordinated by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Our team at Barnett-Davis Dental Group is taking part in the cooperative effort among professional and voluntary health agencies, state health departments and community groups in Springfield, Mo. to help reduce death and disability related to high blood pressure. (http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/nhbpep/)

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