Published November 26, 2008
Did you know that your mouth contains one of your body's best defense systems against the cold and flu? Protecting and enhancing your oral health can go a long way towards helping to boost your immunities and prevent the spread of infection. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
Published September 24, 2008
Crooked teeth have been a problem since 50,000 BC according to archaeologists who have found ancient Greek orthodontic appliances-the precursor to today's braces.
Published August 20, 2008
Last week, I hosted a charity art auction
Published August 13, 2008
What you don't know canhurt you. Your smile may be white but that doesn't mean it's healthy. And we're not just talking about cavities here, we're talking about gum disease (periodontitis) and its link to cancer, stroke, heart disease, Alzheimer's and even pre-term, low-weight babies. While researchers are not exactly sure how unhealthy gums can directly lead to these conditions, statistically they have discovered that those with periodontitis are more likely to develop them. One study of 50,000 men in Britain found an increase of 50 percent in both cancer of the kidney and the pancreas.
Published July 31, 2008
Are you one of the ten million Americans who suffer from TMJ, which stands for Temporo-Mandibular Joint dysfunction and refers to what could be called simply a pain in the jaw?TMJ causes a variety of symptoms including headaches, neck, shoulder, back and face pain, being unable to open the mouth comfortably, clicking sounds in the jaw joint and facial swelling.