The Victoria Advocate
For the love of your pet: A stinky situation
As my dog is getting older, her breath seems to be getting worse and worse. What can I do to help her horrible breath? Bad breath, or halitosis, is typically caused by gum disease, which is a result of the bacterial populations in the mouth.
Cranberry season is here with health benefits galore
In the Sacramento and Davis area, the University of California, Davis did a study a few years ago on the health benefits of cranberries.
How to grow cranberries in the home garden
Cranberries are a native plant that has had a big increase in consumption in the last 20 years, taking them from a Thanksgiving treat to a year round health food.
Habits to Change for Improved Health
Many fitness articles and physicians focus on what we can add to our daily lives to make us healthier, but rarely do we talk about habits we should avoid.
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Editorial: Doctors put oral health of Berks poor in the spotlight
The Issue: An area dentist offers free dental care for those who need it while another practice prepares for a day of free care in December.
4 Important Reasons to Brush Your Teeth
A beautiful smile isn't the only reason you need to brush and floss. There is growing evidence that your dental health is strongly connected to your overall health.
Dumaguing: Diabetes and your teeth
DIABETES is like a wayward train, continuing its uncontrolled journey in causing catastrophic health disasters in people of the world, regardless of race, color, religion, social status or political persuasions... We are now fully aware of its effects on the nerves, eyes, kidneys, with many patients suffering from stroke, heart attack and limb ... (more)
Receding Gums: A Major Issue Affecting Oral Health
While traditional treatments exist, they come with a painful surgery with a long recovery time.
The Huffington Post
5 Things Your Smile May Say About You
Feeling happy? Go ahead and smile - but know that you may be telling others more about yourself than you think.
Diabetes and oral hygiene
Oral infections and gum disease are no strangers to diabetics. When diabetes is not controlled, the level of glucose in the saliva rises.
When was the last time you took your dog to the dentist?
Periodontal Disease can affect your pet's health and can even be life threatening.
Gordon Trent Austin Examines How to Maintain Strong Teeth
Gordon Trent Austin notes that tooth decay is not only about genetic disposition .
8 Healthy Habits and their Hidden Benefits
Bacteria from gum disease may enter your bloodstream and trigger an immune response that causes arteries to swell, constrict, and collect plaque, all of which increase your chance of having heart problems.
Research identifies potential link between macrophage response and chronic inflammatory disease
Tiny cells which have the ability to trigger the body's immune responses could be crucial to research into a number of chronic medical conditions, scientists have suggested.