Connection Between Alzheimer’s Disease & Chronic Gum Disease

September 3, 2017

Senior woman and care giver sitting outdoorsYou may have heard a dentist or physician mention the “mouth body connection” or “oral systemic link.” There are lots of terms floating around to describe a variety of recent discoveries in medical and dental research. The bottom line, researchers are finding that patients with poor oral health are much more likely to suffer from chronic illnesses like diabetes and heart disease. Researchers at Taiwan’s Chung Shan Medical Research University have further linked advanced gum disease, periodontitis, to an increase in Alzheimer’s disease cases.
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Brushing Fun? Your Family Dentist in Fayetteville, NC Knows How

July 25, 2017

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , , — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 8:34 pm

Make brushing fun with ideas from the family dentist in Fayetteville, NC. As adults, we can understand that there are things we have to do not because they are fun or enjoyable, but just because they have to get done. Children—not so much. They want everything to be fun from getting dressed in the morning to bedtime at night! Of course, this includes brushing their teeth. But how in the world can a parent make teeth brushing fun? Your family dentist in Fayetteville, NC, Dr. Angela Ruff, has a few tried and true ideas. Read on to learn how your can make daily oral hygiene a pleasant and dare we say fun activity for the whole family!

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Choosing a Dentist Near Me in Fayetteville, NC

February 13, 2017

You wonder, “Who is the right dentist near me in Fayetteville, NC?” Follow these tips to pick the one perfect for you. It could be Angela C. Ruff DDS.Your oral health is important to your overall well-being. You want an answer to the question, “Is there a dentist near me I can trust?”  At Ascot Aesthetics Implants & Dentistry , we want you to choose a highly qualified dentist to care for your oral health. Here’s how you can search for that all-important dental care provider. You may find that it’s our own Dr. Angela C Ruff.

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To cure TMJ, Fayetteville, NC turns to Ascot Aesthetic Implants & Dentistry

March 2, 2016

Filed under: General Dentistry,Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 6:49 pm

TMJ FayettevilleImagine you’re sitting in a meeting. A colleague asks you a question and when you open your mouth to speak you feel a shooting pain in your jaw. Or perhaps you’re about to take a bite of your favorite sandwich and once again your jaw radiates pain. For some people these are not simply imaginary situations, but reality. TMJ is a disorder of the joints that hinge your lower jaw to your temporal bone. Properly called your temporomandibular joints, they are located on either side of your face just in front of your ears. These joints are meant to operate smoothly. However, when they don’t, the consequences can be painful. To treat TMJ, Fayetteville family dentist Dr. Ruff can prescribe a custom fitted nightguard to relieve all the symptoms of TMJ.
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