2017 Dec

5 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Mouth

2017-12-04T15:33:51+00:00

Diabetes takes a toll on your entire body, but it can also increase your risk of dental disease and other symptoms that show up in your mouth. In fact, one in five cases of total tooth loss is linked to diabetes. The good news is you can take charge of your health today. Controlling your blood [...]

5 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Mouth 2017-12-04T15:33:51+00:00
2017 Dec

Dental Exam for Children 

2017-12-04T15:21:36+00:00

Regular dental exams are an important part of preventive health care. During a dental exam for children, the dentist or hygienist will clean your child's teeth and evaluate your child's risk of tooth decay. A dental exam for children might include application of various protective measures — such as sealants or fluoride treatments — to [...]

Dental Exam for Children  2017-12-04T15:21:36+00:00
2017 Oct

America Asks About Oral Health

2017-11-17T12:57:02+00:00

America Asks About Oral Health Improve Your Smile: Cosmetic Dentistry 101 Today, cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever, from whitening and shaping to closing spaces and replacing teeth. And dentists have a wide array of tools and techniques at their disposal for improving the look of your smile. Before deciding to undergo any cosmetic [...]

America Asks About Oral Health 2017-11-17T12:57:02+00:00
2017 Oct

Concerns: The Link between Medications and Cavities

2017-11-17T12:57:24+00:00

Concerns: The Link between Medications and Cavities You may wonder why you’re suddenly getting cavities when you haven’t had them in years. As we get older, we enter a second round of cavity prone years. One common cause of cavities in older adults is dry mouth. Dry mouth is not a normal part of aging. [...]

Concerns: The Link between Medications and Cavities 2017-11-17T12:57:24+00:00
2017 Aug

Cancer and Dental Health

2017-11-17T13:19:15+00:00

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 [...]

Cancer and Dental Health 2017-11-17T13:19:15+00:00
2017 Aug

Your Teeth Are Amazing! 5 Fascinating Facts

2017-11-17T13:19:23+00:00

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 [...]

Your Teeth Are Amazing! 5 Fascinating Facts 2017-11-17T13:19:23+00:00
2017 Jul

8 Steps to a Brighter, Healthier Smile

2017-11-17T13:19:38+00:00

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 [...]

8 Steps to a Brighter, Healthier Smile 2017-11-17T13:19:38+00:00
2017 Jul

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

2017-11-17T13:18:49+00:00

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 [...]

Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease another Reason to Brush Your Teeth and Take Your Statin 2017-11-17T13:18:49+00:00
2017 Jul

Dental coverage may be yanked under GOP health care plan

2017-11-17T13:18:34+00:00

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 [...]

Dental coverage may be yanked under GOP health care plan 2017-11-17T13:18:34+00:00
2017 Jul

Options to Save Teeth from Periodontal Disease?

2017-11-17T13:21:10+00:00

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. [...]

Options to Save Teeth from Periodontal Disease? 2017-11-17T13:21:10+00:00