Archives for September 2013

Gummy Vitamins Not So Great

Gummy vitamins are a big hit among kids and parents. In fact, I've even seen gummy vitamins for adults! While these vitamins may be an easy way to get some missing nutrients, the "gummy" part is not so great for the teeth. Like any other sticky candy, gummy vitamins contain a lot of sugar. This … [Read more...]

Arthritis and Gum Disease – The Link

People with gum disease are more likely to suffer from rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an autoimmune disorder. RA occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks the body's own tissues and causes widespread inflammation. In addition to causing joint pain and damage, RA can affect other organs of the … [Read more...]

Sticky Candy Causes Big Problems

Sticky candy is the cause of a lot of dental problems - including some you probably wouldn't think of. The problem with sticky candy for kids is that it literally "sticks" all that sugar to the teeth and lets the bad oral bacteria have a free-for-all in your child's mouth. This leads to cavities … [Read more...]

Dental Visits Fill You With Anxiety? We Can Help

Does the thought of a dental hygiene visit fill you with anxiety? How about getting a cavity filled? Have you ever found yourself living with dental pain rather than calling to make an appointment? If the answer is yes then sedation dentistry is the answer for you. Sedation dentistry can also … [Read more...]

Hormonal Changes Upset Oral Health

Women experience unique hormonal changes throughout their lives and this can impact their oral health. The good news is that women tend to visit the dentist more often than men so we can help keep those smiles healthy. Here are some common times when hormonal changes may cause oral health … [Read more...]