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PD & Inflammation

For years, oral health problems were thought to exist on their own, affecting the teeth, gums and, in severe cases, jawbones, but never encroaching on the rest of the body.

Sep 28th, 2018
Oral Bacteria & RA

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes widespread inflammation throughout the body’s joints. So what does it have to do with your oral health?

Sep 28th, 2018
Metal-Free Restorations

We use the highest quality, all-porcelain crowns. Your veneers are manufactured by in high-end, private laboratories.

Sep 28th, 2018
OralDNA Testing

This test not only detects the presence of bacteria in patient’s mouth, which cause periodontal disease, but also identifies specific bacterial species being involved and their quantities.

Sep 28th, 2018
Oral-Systemic Connection

We all heard of “gum disease”. Today, in our electronic and informative world, we can “Google” hundreds of references on any subject with a click of a key. But then you have to figure out on your own what information is correct and what is wrong.

Sep 28th, 2018
Oral Bacteria & Infertility

Did you know the health of your teeth and gums could have an impact on your ability to conceive? It’s true; research has shown the bacteria that cause periodontal disease can spread throughout the body, causing widespread inflammation, which, in turn, can

Sep 28th, 2018
Pregnancy and Inflammation

Inflammation is part of the body’s natural immune response to disease and pathogens, and while it can play a beneficial role in helping the body ward off disease, it can also have negative effects on health and wellness, including pregnancy.

Sep 28th, 2018
Oral Infection & Pregnancy

In a collaborative study, published in 2009, Case Western Reserve University (Department of Periodontics) and Yale University (Dep. of Obstetrics and Reproductive Science) concluded that intra-amniotic infection and inflammation are major causes of preterm

Sep 28th, 2018
Oral Bacteria & Pregnancy Outcomes

Expectant moms will go to great lengths to protect the health of their unborn babies, changing their habits, their diet ― even the personal products they use, simply to reduce negative health risks for the lives growing inside them.

Sep 28th, 2018
Protect Your Investment

Similar to how bacteria form plaque on your natural teeth, bacteria build heavy clumps of colonies on the surface of implants below the gum line. If not controlled, bacteria penetrate deep into the live tissue surrounding an implant.

Sep 28th, 2018
Implants for Life

Similar to how bacteria form plaque on your natural teeth, bacteria build heavy clumps of colonies on the surface of implants below the gum line. If not controlled, bacteria penetrate deep into the live tissue surrounding an implant.

Sep 28th, 2018
Oral Bacteria and Immune Response

For years, oral health problems were thought to exist on their own, affecting the teeth, gums and, in severe cases, jawbones, but never encroaching on the rest of the body.

Sep 28th, 2018
Gum Disease, Dementia and Alzheimer's

About 12 million Americans suffer from some form of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia accounting for about 60%‒70% of all dementia cases.

Sep 28th, 2018
Gum Disease and Diabetes

About 21 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes in the U.S., according to the CDC, and another 8 million have the disease but remain undiagnosed.

Sep 28th, 2018
Gum Disease Treatment and Diabetes Improvement

Most people with diabetes understand they’re also at greater risk for oral health problems, including periodontal disease. But now, new research shows getting rid of disease-causing bacteria ― even before it triggers symptoms of gum disease ― can help you

Sep 28th, 2018
What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a popular and effective way to straighten teeth without the use of traditional metal wire braces, which, if not properly cared for, often lead to teeth damage and developing periodontal disease.

Sep 28th, 2018
Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam fillings are often called silver fillings because of its appearance and composition. In preparation of amalgam, the metal powders of silver (35%), tin (13%), copper (2%) and a trace of zinc are mixed with pure liquid mercury (50%).

Sep 28th, 2018