Posts Tagged ‘ gum disease ’

How Are Diabetes & Dental Health Related?

Are Diabetes & Dental Health Connected? “Both gum disease and diabetes are chronic diseases, and they both make each other worse.” November is American Diabetes Month Diabetes is a chronic disease which affects our body’s ability to process sugar. The resulting high blood sugar can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other […]

3 Simple Tips for a Healthy Looking Smile

A Little Smile Maintenance Goes a Long Way Maintaining a healthy smile is easy, and can even save you money at the dentist. All it takes is some super simple – but consistent – dental hygiene habits to keep your kisser in tip top shape. A diligent daily dental hygiene regimen along with some preventative dentistry is […]

Gum Disease & The Infection Connection

Somerset NJ Dentist Shares The Gum Disease Infection Connection Gum disease is more common than you may think, it has been reported that 3 out of every 4 Americans have signs of mild periodontal disease or gingivitis. There is a lot of recent research in the area of gum disease, with particular concentration on the connection […]

February Is Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. The aim of Children’s Dental Health Month is to raise awareness about the importance of children’s dental health. Developing good dental hygiene habits when we are kids and keeping regular visits to the dentist helps our children […]

Is An Electric Toothbrush Better Than Manual Brushing?

Which Is Better – A Manual Or Electric Toothbrush? We all do it…at least let’s hope so…but how we do it differs from person to person and household to household. Before we get into the dental debate about toothbrushes, let’s first examine why this daily dental ritual is so important in the first place. Adults […]

Is Red Wine Good for Your Teeth?

Does Red Wine Help Prevent Cavities? According to this article by the American Chemical Society, a new study has found that red wine, as well as grape seed extract, could potentially help prevent cavities. Surely any food or drink that can help prevent cavities is good for our teeth right? It seems both red wine […]

See How Laser Therapy Treats Gum Disease

Did you know sophisticated lasers help dentists more effectively treat gum disease? No, not like Dr. Evil…the type of laser therapy going on at our Somerset NJ dentist office is a modern way to treat gum disease. Periodontal or gum disease occurs when bacteria gets below the gum line between the gum and the individual […]

Dental Health Mythbusters: Take 2

In our first installment exploring some of the most common dental health myths, we examined how tooth pain and dental x-rays are two myths to be busted. Part two of this series identifies a couple more myths we need to dispel, much to the detriment of our dental health.

3 Reasons Why Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth

Having straight teeth isn’t just for looks, having properly aligned teeth is a major factor in maintaining both optimal oral health – and overall health. According to the American Dental Association, straightening your teeth can actually significantly affect your overall dental health. Lots of readers may have had braces when they were younger, but these […]