Category: Mouth-Body Connection

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The Mouth-Body Connection: What Is It?

When you head into the doctor’s office with a problem, can you think of one of the first places your … Read more

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Can Gum Disease Worsen Symptoms Alzheimer’s Disease?

We all know that the health of our smile is closely related to our overall wellness. Some doctors even look … Read more

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Love The Gums You’re WIth

AAP launches “Love The Gums You’re With” to raise national consumer awareness about periodontal disease To elevate the critical role … Read more

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Gum Disease and Pregnancy

Women who want to ensure a healthy pregnancy will maintain good health habits, including regular visits to the doctor, avoiding … Read more

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The Tooth Book: A Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums

You’re never too young to start learning about healthy teeth and gum habits!  We found this great book geared for … Read more

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Gingivitis and Your Overall Health

Gum disease is a progressive dental condition that affects a large percentage of our population. It begins slowly, and often … Read more

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Gum Disease: What can I do to reduce my risk?

Gum disease is an infection that represents the inflammation and the eventual destruction of the structures that hold your smile … Read more

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Antibiotic Prophylaxis Guidelines to Prevent Bacterial Endocarditis

The American Heart Association has released new guidelines for patients with certain heart conditions.  For years the AHA recommended patients … Read more

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Bacteria in Brains Suggest Alzheimer’s-Gum Disease Link

Bacteria linked to gum disease traveled to the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease, suggesting that dental hygiene plays a … Read more

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The Surprising Relationship between a Toothache and Stuffy Nose

If you are constantly battling sinus infections, a periodontist might be the last specialist that you would think to contact. … Read more

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