8 08, 2017

Cancer and Dental Health

By | August 8th, 2017|Oral Health|0 Comments

Cancer and Dental Health More than one-third of all cancer patients develop complications that affect the mouth, according to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. These mild to severe side effects can include mouth sores, infection, dry mouth, sensitive gums and jaw pain. Your mouth health is an important part of your overall health, so make your [...]

8 08, 2017

Your Teeth Are Amazing! 5 Fascinating Facts

By | August 8th, 2017|Oral Health|0 Comments

Your Teeth Are Amazing! 5 Fascinating Facts They help you chew, speak and smile, but how much do you really know about your teeth? Here are some of the “tooth truths” that prove your teeth really are remarkable. People have been caring for their teeth for centuries. Did you know the first toothbrushes were actually [...]

18 07, 2017

8 Steps to a Brighter, Healthier Smile

By | July 18th, 2017|Blog, Oral Health|0 Comments

8 Steps to a Brighter, Healthier Smile Healthy habits, like avoiding certain foods and drinking plenty of water, can help your smile shine. In order to achieve a sparkling smile, you’ll need to treat your teeth to more than just regular brushing. Healthy teeth start with healthy habits — from your brushing routine to the foods you [...]

18 07, 2017

Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease another Reason to Brush Your Teeth and Take Your Statin

By | July 18th, 2017|Blog, Oral Health|0 Comments

Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease another Reason to Brush Your Teeth and Take Your Statin If you are an adult then there is a good chance that you have some form of periodontal disease.  It is estimated that 47% of adults are affected by periodontal disease.  Periodontal disease is a disease of the gums of [...]

4 07, 2017

Dental coverage may be yanked under GOP health care plan

By | July 4th, 2017|Blog, Oral Health|0 Comments

Dental coverage may be yanked under GOP health care plan (CNN) As Republicans hash out the details of their health plans, dental associations around the country are looking nervously at the future. It has been little talked about, but the dental coverage that children receive and the coverage some adults get through their state's Medicaid plans [...]

4 07, 2017

Options to Save Teeth from Periodontal Disease?

By | July 4th, 2017|Blog, Oral Health|0 Comments

Options to Save Teeth from Periodontal Disease? My husband, age 50, was recently diagnosed with periodontal disease and has just gotten a recommendation that all of his upper teeth and most of the lowers be replaced by dentures, as it looks like they cannot be saved. We're seeing a periodontist in a couple of weeks. [...]

13 06, 2017

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body

By | June 13th, 2017|Blog, Oral Health|0 Comments

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body The mouth is a window into the health of the body. It can show signs of nutritional deficiencies or general infection. For example, systemic diseases—those that affect the entire body, such as diabetes, AIDS and Sjögren’s syndrome—may first become apparent because of mouth lesions or other oral problems. The mouth is [...]