Posts Tagged ‘ gum disease ’

February Is National Gum Disease Awareness Month

February Is Gum Disease Awareness Month February is all about the gums! In addition to February being National Children’s Dental Health Month, National Weddings Month, Pet Dental Health Month, National Heart Month, National Embroidery Month…and a few dozen or so more commemorative causes. Let us not forget about Valentine’s Day either, it’s no wonder why […]

Can You Still Get Gum Disease With Dental Implants?

Dental Implants Are The Healthiest Solution for Missing Teeth Dental implants are the best – meaning healthiest – tooth replacement option. This isn’t only because dental implants help restore the appearance of your smile, it’s primarily because they improve the natural function of your teeth and prevent bone loss. That’s the big one, bone loss. […]

3 Types of Fish To Eat for A Healthy Smile

Eating Fish Is Good For Your Teeth & Gums Nothing can replace good ‘ol fashioned brushing & flossing for a healthy mouth, and nobody can take the place of your dentist for helping you fend off the cavity creeps. But did you know that eating fish can promote optimal oral health? In one study people with a […]

4 Ways Seeing Your Dentist Saves You Money

Going to the Dentist Can Save You Money? Your dentist can help you save money, but first, you have to actually schedule – and keep – your appointments. The American Dental Association recommends visiting your dentist at least once every six months. Depending on the condition of your teeth & gums, existing health issues, habits, […]

Did You Know Dentists Can Help Diagnose Diabetes?

Dentists Can Diagnose Diabetes? Dentists diagnose & treat a myriad of oral health maladies, but bet you didn’t think your dentist could diagnose diabetes – or at least help to do so. As if we need another reason to keep up our normal thrice yearly dental visits, here comes recent news out of Columbia University […]

Is There A Connection Between Gum Disease & Overall Health?

The Connection Between Gum Disease & Overall Health Gum disease is much more common than you might think, and whats of so much concern is the connection between gum disease and overall health. Recent research has indicated a correlation between gum disease and overall health problems like diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and heart 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 […]