Health Information

Arthritis

Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints. Regularly brushing and flossing your teeth may prevent you from getting arthritis. Arthritis and gum disease have a high correlation. The bacteria that causes gum disease, gingivalis, may also damage joints. One study from Case Western Reserve … Read more about Arthritis

Avoiding the Dentist

Know When to Visit the DentistYour teeth have become sensitive to hot or cold. Your gums are puffy and bleed easily. You have fillings, crowns, dental implants or dentures. You have persistent bad breath. You are pregnant. Your mouth is often dry. You smoke or use tobacco … Read more about Avoiding the Dentist

Blood Sugar Control

If you are diabetic, you know how important it is to control your blood glucose levels. Additionally, poorly controlled blood sugar levels also play a role in the overall health of your mouth. Controlling your blood sugar can decrease your risk of infection and inflammation around the body. In the … Read more about Blood Sugar Control

Brushing

Brushing your teeth not only removes food and bacteria that has accumulated throughout the day, but it also helps keep other disease and inflammation at bay. Without proper or adequate brushing, a sticky film forms on the teeth. This film is called plaque and is riddled with bacteria that eats away … Read more about Brushing

Cardiovascular Disease

It’s true: gum disease and heart disease are linked. While there is a lack of conclusive evidence that gum disease causes heart disease, heart attack, or stroke, there is enough research to suggest that you are at an increased risk of heart disease if you have periodontitis. Therefore, it’s … Read more about Cardiovascular Disease

Dementia

At least two of the above symptoms must be significantly impaired to be considered dementia.As soon as dementia is diagnosed, it is very important to establish a dental care program. Dementia is a progressive disease, meaning the condition gets worse over time. It is a term for a decline in … Read more about Dementia

Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease defined by the body’s inability to sufficiently produce enough insulin, therefore causing elevates blood sugar levels. While diabetes is a serious health issue and can create a host of complications throughout the body, it is manageable with the right treatment and health … Read more about Diabetes

Diet

The above symptoms may be indication of a poor diet. The snacks and foods you choose to eat have a direct impact on the state of your oral health. Bacteria is constantly growing in our mouths. When this bacterium comes into contact with sugar, an acid is produced that attacks the teeth for 20 … Read more about Diet