22 05, 2019

Be Aware of the Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cancer

By | May 22nd, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Be Aware of the Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Be Aware of the Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cancer The good news: the incidence of oral cancers due to tobacco use are on the decline. The bad news: oral and oropharyngeal cancer caused by exposure to HPV-16 (Human Papilloma Virus 16) is on the rise. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease in [...]

14 05, 2019

Rethinking the Dental Exam

By | May 14th, 2019|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Rethinking the Dental Exam

Rethinking the Dental Exam To the average person, regular dental exams are grossly underrated! Yet, they are a critical part of preventative health care. At Reisman Dental Group in Dallas, Texas, we offer a higher standard of care to our patients, knowing the value of achieving and maintaining good oral health. And it all begins with [...]

7 05, 2019

The Benefits of Using Mouthwash

By | May 7th, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on The Benefits of Using Mouthwash

The Benefits of Using Mouthwash You know that mouthwash will help with bad breath, but what you may not realize is that there are also therapeutic rinses that will do so much more. While nothing replaces regular brushing and flossing, there are many new products that are intended to address specific oral health concerns. If [...]

30 04, 2019

HPV May Lead to Oral Cancer, Making Oral Cancer Screenings So Important

By | April 30th, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on HPV May Lead to Oral Cancer, Making Oral Cancer Screenings So Important

HPV May Lead to Oral Cancer, Making Oral Cancer Screenings So Important Oral and oropharyngeal cancer are part of a group of cancers commonly referred to as head and neck cancers. Studies now show that HPV is the leading cause of oropharyngeal cancers. Even though oral cancer is largely unfamiliar to the public, the American [...]

23 04, 2019

Not Brushing Your Teeth Can Make You Sick

By | April 23rd, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Not Brushing Your Teeth Can Make You Sick

Not Brushing Your Teeth Can Make You Sick The ugly truth is your mouth is home to over 700 different strains of bacteria. While most are harmless, a few can cause some real health problems. At Reisman Dental Group, Dr. James Reisman and Dr. Jordana Contrucci warn patients that by neglecting your teeth and your oral [...]

16 04, 2019

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

By | April 16th, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month At Reisman Dental Group we know that it's not just important to see your dentist regularly for the obvious reasons, such as having your teeth cleaned and staying on top of decay, but regular oral cancer screenings should be performed as well. Dr. James Reisman, and his associate Dr. [...]

9 04, 2019

Periodontal Disease May Interfere With Blood Pressure Control

By | April 9th, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Periodontal Disease May Interfere With Blood Pressure Control

Periodontal Disease May Interfere With Blood Pressure Control When gums are red, swollen, and tender, or bleed with brushing and flossing, signs of periodontal disease are present. These conditions worsen blood pressure and interfere with hypertension treatment. According to the American Heart Association, "Patients with high blood pressure, and the clinicians who care for them, [...]

2 04, 2019

This Is What Can Happen By Skipping Just One Night of Brushing Your Teeth

By | April 2nd, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on This Is What Can Happen By Skipping Just One Night of Brushing Your Teeth

This Is What Can Happen By Skipping Just One Night of Brushing Your Teeth The American Dental Association (ADA) advises that we brush our teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. At Reisman Dental Group we know that nearly everyone misses a night of teeth brushing from time to time. Dr. James [...]

26 03, 2019

Dental Floss vs. Water Floss, Which Is Better?

By | March 26th, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Dental Floss vs. Water Floss, Which Is Better?

vs. Dental Floss vs. Water Floss, Which Is Better? We are familiar with regular string floss (if not, that's another conversation altogether!), but what is a water flosser? Should you use both, or is one better than the other? A water flosser is a handheld device that sprays streams of water in steady pulses, and [...]

19 03, 2019

Cleaner Teeth Can Brush Away Health Risks

By | March 19th, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Cleaner Teeth Can Brush Away Health Risks

Cleaner Teeth Can Brush Away Health Risks We get it, it's been a long day and you're tired. It's bedtime and you just want to put on your pajamas and go to bed. But think twice about being tempted to skip brushing and flossing your teeth. Poor dental habits have a surprising ripple effect throughout [...]