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Salem Man Celebrates 100th Birthday – How Dental Health is Related

Nov 17th, 2021

Congratulations and best wishes to Charlie Peters, of Peters Farm in Salem, New Hampshire who celebrated his 100th birthday at the beginning of November. It looks like all the active work on the farm is keeping him well and young at heart.

Did you know that dental health also plays a critical role in your overall health and can provide insight into health issues related to nutritional deficiencies and other infections? Research shows that periodontal disease for example can be an indicator of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, bacterial pneumonia, and even stroke. While periodontal and systemic diseases such as these are not confirmed to be a cause of the other, it is believed that maintaining your oral health can be a critical aspect of maintaining your overall health and can be an effective preventive measure from systemic diseases.

This is just one reason why regular dental check-ups and routine hygiene appointments are so important. Give us a call to book your next check-up appointment.

If in the meantime, you have any unusual instances of bleeding gums when brushing, red and/or swollen gums, soreness in your gums or teeth, or any other changes in your dental health, it’s recommended that you reach out and get those symptoms checked to be sure it’s not an indication of something more serious.

Remember – behind every healthy body is a healthy mouth!

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Our 5 Year Warranty

Anyone can train to be a technician, but few have the talent to become an artist. That’s why Dr. Mathew is able to guarantee his cosmetic dentistry work for a full 5 years. If anything goes wrong with the work, Dr. Mathew will fix it free of charge, as long as you continue with your regular 6 month preventative care cleaning and check up for the duration of the warranty.

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Here at Paul Mathew, D.D.S. we work diligently to protect our patients' privacy. Requesting an appointment via our Internet portal is considered part of what the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has identified as electronically protected healthcare information or ePHI. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, there are people or entities that may attempt to intercept the data you transmit to us. By checking the "I agree" box, and electronically making an appointment request, you acknowledge that you are making an appointment over the internet and that Paul Mathew, D.D.S. will keep this information confidential but cannot guarantee that others, outside of our practice, may illegally intercept this communication. By accepting these terms and conditions and sending this request via our Internet portal, you accept the inherent risk(s) associated with making this request for an appointment. If you do not accept the terms and conditions, you are always welcome to contact our office via telephone to schedule your appointment.

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