September 20, 2012
Did you know that birth control contraceptives can lead to gum inflammation? Learn how to preserve your gums and the best contraceptives to use.
September 18, 2012
Millions of people avoid the dentist out of fear. This anxiety may stem from a childhood experience, a painful procedure as an adult or even hearing exaggerated horror stories from others. In the past, anxiety and fear prevented too many people from getting the dental care they need. Luckily, today patients can receive necessary treatments in comfort thanks to sedation dentistry.
September 16, 2012
In a National Health and Nutrition Examination survey, a full-mouth, comprehensive periodontal examination was conducted over 450 adults over the age of 35. The implication is that more American adults may suffer from moderate to severe periodontal disease than previously thought.
September 6, 2012
Pregnant women require special dental care to keep their gums healthy. Learn more here.
September 4, 2012
When enamel decays or fractures, there are certain restorative treatments that can help preserve your teeth. Learn the best dental treatments for repairing broken teeth.
September 1, 2012
Laboratory research shows promising outcomes for prevention of influenza with green tea catechins. Catechin binds to the virus preventing adsorption to host cells, thus preventing influenza. Theanine enhances systemic immunity. A small clinical trial showed gargling with green tea catechin extracts prevented flu infection in elderly nursing home patients.