Kiss bad bugs in your mouth goodbye
Chronic periodontitis is an inflammation of the gums that affects approximately 20% of the adult US population.
Dental Clinic: Regular dental check-up will keep diseases away
There are many disease conditions that are linked to oral health. That is why regular dental examinations are recommended as they can help to detect such conditions before they become life-threatening.
New laser procedure treats gum disease with less pain
Years ago, 78-year-old Florence Lee underwent surgery for periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
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.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
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.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
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.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
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.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
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.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
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.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Fri Nov 15, 2013
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)
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Receding Gums: A Major Issue Affecting Oral Health
While traditional treatments exist, they come with a painful surgery with a long recovery time.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
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.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
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.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
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.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
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.