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...]

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...]

5 Tips for Fresher Breath

Do you experience bad breath? Relax, everyone has bad breath from time to time. Here are 5 tips for fresher breath so you feel more self-confident! Many cases of bad breath are caused by plaque. This sticky buildup on your teeth harbors bacteria which cause odors. Brush twice a day and floss … [Read more...]

Sensitive Teeth – How They Got That Way

Do you have sensitive teeth? Wonder how they got that way? You know how painful it can be. The slightest touch of cold or hot foods and drinks, cool air, flossing, brushing, or even eating something sugary can cause tooth pain. Tooth sensitivity is caused by the exposure of the dentin in your … [Read more...]

Dental Care During Pregnancy OK

New recommendations issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) say that dental care during pregnancy is OK. Actually, the report by the ACOG is advising doctors to encourage their patients to visit the dentist during pregnancy! This is great news. There are many … [Read more...]