Posts Tagged ‘ periodontal disease ’
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]