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 are associated or share common factors.  Among the more humorous notions held by the uninformed press and public was that heart plaque and tooth plaque were somehow the same thing.  That dubious notion notwithstanding there […]

Cardiovascular disease

December 19, 2008 (Milan, Italy) – For the first time, researchers have shown that treating mild to moderate gum disease in otherwise healthy volunteers improves endothelial dysfunction and significantly reduces carotid intima media thickness (IMT), as measured by echo Doppler. The report by Dr Stefania Piconi (Hospital Luigi Sacco, Milan, Italy) and colleagues was published online December 12, 2008 in […]

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 Lee’s site – makes this very plain and is worth a look.

Preventing Halitosis

Before opening the tooth after use of Diagnodent This is the giant cavity found below the surface.  It would have been impossible to notice until total disaster struck. Think all you need to do to prevent dental problems is brush your teeth?  THINK AGAIN!   The brush is maybe the least important of all the […]