Posts Tagged ‘ gum disease ’

How Dental Care is Connected to Heart Disease

As one of the leading causes of death, heart disease is a major cause for alarm. Researchers have found that stress, an unhealthy lifestyle and food are the main causes. However, a shocking discovery was that your dental care is directly related to your heart. People who suffer from gum or periodontal disease have a […]

Why Dental Implants Are Necessary

What would you do if you went to the dentist to get two or three teeth pulled, then woke up and realized that all of your teeth were pulled out? Sounds like a nightmare, right? It was a reality for a 21-year-old Indiana man who went to a dentist to get three painful teeth pulled. […]

American Heart Association Retreats From Link Between Gum and Heart Disease

After decades of advice to brush and floss regularly as a way to combat heart disease and stroke, the American Heart Association has now retreated.

Oral Care’s Connection to Our Overall Health

Believe it or not, our mouths play a large role in our overall health. Our mouths are full of bacteria and if not general taken care of, can be harmful to our overall health. Lack of oral care is linked to the following serious illnesses. Diabetes Individuals with diabetes suffer from lowered immune systems. This […]

February is Oral Health Month!

In honor of Oral Health Month, we would like to help raise the awareness of overall oral health. It’s never too late to develop good habits that will lead to healthy teeth and gums. Here are several tips to ensure lifelong oral health: Floss daily to remove the plaque build up between teeth and under […]

Osetoporosis And Dental Care

Your dentist may be the first to notice signs of osteoporosis.

Smoking And Oral Health

Smoking can cause bone loss, gum disease and tooth loss.