The Missing Link Between Heart Disease and Dental Health

by  HeartHawk Sunday, January 04, 2009 For years there have been hints and hypotheses that heart disease and periodontal (gum) disease ...
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Cardiovascular disease

December 19, 2008 (Milan, Italy) – For the first time, researchers have shown that treating mild to moderate gum disease in ...
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Whoopi proclaims dental surgery changed her life

Dr. Lee is the cofounder of Operation Stop Decay in Texas. Dental decay can also lead to life-threatening infections. Mac ...
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He’s done it again…

Dental Diagnostics of the Future ...
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Preventing Halitosis

Before opening the tooth after use of Diagnodent This is the giant cavity found below the surface.  It would have ...
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Sugarless gummy bears may battle cavities

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Gummy bears containing a sugar substitute called xylitol seem to reduce cavity-causing bacteria on young ...
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The Pure Power Mouthguard

It’s called The Pure Power Mouthguard (PPM), a technological wonder developed by Canadian dentist, Dr. Anil Makkar. By holding his jaw in a ...
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Gene Therapy Effective In Treating Gum Disease

Gene therapy has found to be effective in impeding the development of periodontal disease, the leading cause of tooth loss ...
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Trouble thinking? Better see the dentist

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Good oral care such as regular brushing, flossing and trips to the dentist, may help aging ...
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Are you Certified Kissable?

Even if your smile looks healthy, there’s a good chance you have gum disease, (otherwise known as periodontal disease), lurking ...
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WHOOOPS What happened to Whoopi???

It could happen to you. On October 23, 2008 on the National Television show, The View, Whoopi Goldberg confesses her ...
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MORE ABOUT XYLITOL

Xylitol occurs naturally in many fruits and vegetables. Discovered in 1981 by German chemist Emil Fischer, it’s been used as ...
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All-natural sweetener puts the brakes on decay-causing bacteria

Here’s great news for gum chewers! Researchers at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in Minneapolis discovered that a ...
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So you want your tongue pierced ?

Top 4 Reasons to Have Your Tongue Pierced: 1. It’s Cool. 2. Parents hate it. 3. Everybody’s doing it. 4. Having ...
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FLUORIDE

California is at the bottom of the list in the US for having fluoride in its water supplies. As a ...
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Philips Sonicare Electric Toothbrush

CHANGING RECOMMENDATIONS We are now recommending the Philips Sonicare electric toothbrush as probably the best of its type on the ...
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NEW DRUG ELIMINATES CLEANINGS

Right. And if you believe that, we’ve got a bridge to sell ya… With some fanfare, a ‘new’ medication has ...
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FLOSS OR DIE

We’ve noted in past issues the connection between infection in the mouth and damage to the rest of the body ...
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HEART DISEASE FROM GUM PROBLEMS

Further evidence is piling up that ties gum disease in with heart disease caused by plugged arteries in the heart ...
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BANNING SODAS IN SCHOOLS

It looks as if school vending machines are dumping sweet sodas for ‘healthier” drinks. That sounds great, but there seems ...
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Fresh Breath

Halitosis Tongue scrapers reduce bad breath Bad breath is a common problem for many people, given the wide variety of ...
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The Oral Cancer Epidemic

   We’re Fighting Back! And so should you!!! * A victim of oral cancer dies every hour in the US ...
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Take the Epworth Sleepiness Test

What does it mean? You MIGHT have sleep apnea. NOTE: It’s NOT just about preventing life-threatening apneas. Your dentist can ...
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Sleep Apnea and GRD

A surprising number of people stop breathing while they sleep. this can happen hundreds of times a night. It interrupts ...
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Snoring and Sleep Apnea

ZZZZzzzzzzzZZZZZZZ … In 1910 the average amount of sleep was nine hours a night. Today, it’s just seven. Over 100 million ...
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Creating Beautiful Smiles

Take a look at How Cosmetic Dentistry Works – http://www.howstuffworks.com/sssscosmetic-dentistry.htm for a great introduction to cosmetic dentistry. Before Affter ...
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The Power of a Smile

99.7 – Percentage of adults who say an attractive smile is an important personal asset. 74%- Percentage of people who ...
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Non-surgical Facelift

Imagine what happens to a face when teeth are sunken in and worn down. The outside skin sinks in and ...
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The Snap-on Instant Smile

The SmileStudio has been working with our lab technicians to create an instant smile makeover, the Snap-on Smile.  These are OVERLAY ...
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Previewing a New Smile

It’s now possible to preview the rejuvenation of your smile in a variety of different ways. Sometimes we do this ...
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Case of the Month

Having her teeth looking “like baby teeth” left a young patient feeling shy about her smile.  She often spoke with ...
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Invisible Braces

While we’ve been doing invisible orthodontics for years now, we’ve now been certified as practitioners using a more advanced and ...
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