Category Archives: Oral Health Matters from Head to Toe

Thanks to Lindsey for her attention to detail!

I was very thankful for the thorough cleaning and observations made by Lindsey.  Thanks to Lindsey and her attention to detail she was able to inform me of a medical issue with my thyroid that required immediate attention.  Thank you … Continue reading

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Cancer threat for men?

Cancer threat for men? Research published recently in The Lancet Oncology, a leading general medical journal, found that men with a history of gum disease are 14 percent more likely to develop cancer than men with healthy gums. In fact, … Continue reading

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Did you know… “The health of your teeth and gums can help predict dementia”

Gary Small M.D Director of  the UCLA Center on Aging says, “The health of your teeth and gums can help predict dementia”. University of Southern California research found that having periodontal disease before age 35 quadrupled the odds of dementia … Continue reading

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April is Dental Health Month

Oral Health Matters from Head to Toe We once believed that tooth loss was the worst outcome of gum disease but now we know that oral health matters from head to toe. Gum disease has been linked to heart disease, … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Quitting Smoking

A Healthier Non-Smoking You!! Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do to improve your health and quality of life. Non-smokers have a much lower risk of getting dozens of smoking-related diseases like lung cancer, heart disease, and … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Dental Hygiene

I just found out I am pregnant and wonder if I should continue with my regular dental hygiene appointments or wait until after the baby is born? During pregnancy certain hormones increase. This can cause an exaggerated response of the … Continue reading

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First Impressions

  First impressions are lasting impressions! They tell people something about you. Good first impressions are the beginning of both long term business and personal relationships. They are usually made in the first 30 seconds. Fifty-five percent of first impressions … Continue reading

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Periodontal disease (gum disease) may be a risk factor for a number of serious health conditions?

  Did you know that along with smoking, elevated cholesterol or obesity, periodontal disease (gum disease) may be a risk factor for a number of serious health conditions? While we once believed the worst outcome of gum disease was tooth … Continue reading

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