Archive for September, 2013






What an exciting Sunday Dr. Aiken and her Team had. Dr. Aiken and her team ran and walked the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure 5K. Here is a sneak peek at some of the photos from the event. We raced for all those who are fighting cancer and have beat cancer. We also raced for our own health. We believe it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Please feel free to see more photos by visiting us on Facebook at Carol L Aiken, DDS.

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As an office, we will be running/walking the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure 5K on Sunday, Sepetmebr 29, 2013. Make sure to check back for photos and follow us on facebook. #Race4CureMA bit.ly/17P1QHv

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Gum Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

New research has shown that there is a relationship between gum disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis. The bacteria which causes gum disease Porphyromonas gingivalis worsens Rheumatoid Arthritis. Patients who have periodontal (gum) disease have an increased likelihood of developing Rheumatoid Arthritis. Read more about it from Science Daily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/09/130912203327.htm

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Health Benefits of Tea

According to a new study, having three cups of black tea a day may reduce your risk of gum disease and dental decay. The ingredients in the tea help fight off the bacteria which cause dental decay and gum disease.

Check out the article: http://www.dentistrytoday.com/todays-dental-news/9668-tea-may-thwart-dental-issues

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Pregnancy and Oral Health

While you are pregnant, it is important to visit the dentist regularly. Some pregnant patients may come in once every three months during their pregnancy. This article talks about how a pregnant patient with Periodontal (gum) disease can have increased risk during pregnancy.

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