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 [...]

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

Alzheimer’s Link to Oral Health Infections

Alzheimer's Link to Oral Health Infections In an article posted in RDH The National Magazine for Dental Hygiene Professionals, "Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the US and the only top 10 disease that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed, perhaps until now." Until recently it has been unclear whether gum [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Alzheimer’s Link to Oral Health Infections

Do Root Canals Cause Cancer? Debunking Out-Dated Information

Do Root Canals Cause Cancer? Debunking Out-Dated Information Due to a Netflix documentary released, some patients are asking the safety and validity of root canals, and their possible connection to cancer. According to www.perioimplantadvisory.com, Scott Froum DDS, and Omar Ikram MRD, BDS, FRACDS, have attempted to debunk the accusations made on three levels. Focal Infection [...]

By | March 5th, 2019|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Do Root Canals Cause Cancer? Debunking Out-Dated Information

Is Your Sleep Apnea Leading to Diabetes?

Is Your Sleep Apnea Leading to Diabetes? According to Diabetes Self Management (https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com): "Years of research have suggested that there is a connection between obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and Type 2 diabetes. Now, the largest study investigating the conditions to date has demonstrated a link between the severity of a person’s OSA and his risk of developing Type [...]

By | February 12th, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Is Your Sleep Apnea Leading to Diabetes?

Can Your Teeth Cause Migraines?

Can Your Teeth Cause Migraines? A headache so severe it causes excruciating pain. Millions of people suffer from migraines, and many have no idea what triggers them. Often they are related to 'environmental' factors, such as weather fluctuations, allergies or food aversions. What many people don't realize is that migraine pain may also be caused [...]

By | February 5th, 2019|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Can Your Teeth Cause Migraines?

10 Reasons – and Remedies – for Your Bad Breath

10 Reasons - and Remedies - For Your Bad Breath Up to 80 million people have chronic bad breath, according to the Academy of General Dentistry. Besides the negative impact it can have on your popularity, it can be a sign of physical health conditions and diseases. Dr. James Reisman and Dr. Jordana Contrucci at Reisman Dental Group [...]

By | January 29th, 2019|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on 10 Reasons – and Remedies – for Your Bad Breath

Do Our Teeth Get Weaker As We Age?

Do Our Teeth Get Weaker As We Age? As we grow older, and our bodies begin to age, we become more aware of the risk for chronic disease, certain types of cancer and cognitive decline. But what is expected to happen to our teeth? Will they also get weaker and more brittle, or should they [...]

By | January 22nd, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Do Our Teeth Get Weaker As We Age?

Maintaining Healthy Gums in Three Steps

Maintaining Healthy Gums in Three Steps Our teeth are important to our health. When they are taken care of and in great condition they chew our food, fill out our facial features, and give us confidence when we interact with others. Therefore, it's important to remember that our gums are what support our teeth and [...]

By | January 15th, 2019|General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on Maintaining Healthy Gums in Three Steps

What Are the Different Types of Restorative Dentistry?

What Are the Different Types of Restorative Dentistry? We know we should brush our teeth twice a day and floss each day, but even with great home care we are prone to cavities, chipped teeth, or imperfect smiles. That's why it's also important to visit your dentist at least twice a year. They are able [...]

By | January 3rd, 2019|Cosmetic & Restorative, General Health, Home Care|Comments Off on What Are the Different Types of Restorative Dentistry?

Answering All of Your Questions About Dental Veneers

Answering All of Your Questions About Dental Veneers You've heard it said that money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a beautiful smile! Dental veneers can be a perfect solution to achieving straight, pearly white, even teeth. But they come with a cost, so it's important to do your research so that [...]

By | December 18th, 2018|Cosmetic & Restorative, Home Care|Comments Off on Answering All of Your Questions About Dental Veneers