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Why is My Blood Pressure Taken at My Dental Visits?

Posted on: April 28, 2015
One of the first things that should occur when adults see a dentist for a dental check-up or teeth cleaning appointment is a blood pressure check. Here's why. Hypertension, the medical term for high blood pressure, is the most common primary diagnosis in the United States. It is a major cause ...
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Why are Drs. Eric and Casey Burns Checking My Blood Pressure?

Posted on: November 19, 2014
Many of our patients ask us why we check blood pressure before performing dental treatment.  There are several reasons.  First of all, we are generally concerned with the overall health of out patients.   Hypertension a.k.a. high blood pressure is the leading cause of heart disease and stroke, therefore the leading ...
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