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Could You Have Gum Disease?

Could You Have Gum Disease? Oral Hygiene Aptos Bad breath, aching jaw, painful chewing, and swollen gums — sound familiar? It might surprise you to learn that hundreds of Americans suffer from gum disease, or periodontal disease, and if these painful symptoms remind you of your daily life, you may be one of those hundred. Addressing […]

If Your Teeth Could Talk

If Your Teeth Could Talk Aptos

The Mouth Offers Clues to Disorders and Disease; Dentists Could Play Larger Role in Patient Care Read the Full Article on The Wall Street Journal The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the mouth provides an even better view of the body as a whole. Some of the earliest signs of diabetes, […]

Dental Myths, Facts and Oddities – 6 Quick Tips

Dental Myths, Facts and Oddities – 6 Quick Tips Soft Bristled Tooth Brushes are best for brushing because they do not cause gingival recession Ignore Handle Shapes – the neck of the brush has little effect on overall results.  Time and technique are what matter most. Electric is not necessarily better.  They are potentially easier to […]

The Why, When, How and Where of Tongue Scraping

The Why, When, How and Where of Tongue Scraping Imagine it’s still winter … you’re standing at the door, ready to brave the cold. You’re layered-up with three shirts and a sweatshirt, your heavy winter coat, and two layers of socks underneath your waterproof winter boots. Then you’ve got those awesome jeans with the flannel […]

Whoopi Goldberg talks about Gum Disease – It can kill you!

Whoopi Goldberg speaks out about her battle with gum disease. Saliva is a communicable vector to spread the disease. Gum disease is linked to dementia, heart disease, stroke, preterm birth and fertility problems, rheumatoid arthritis, fatal CHD, organ transplant failure, pneumonia, Type 2 Diabetes, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Cancer! What is Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)? Gum […]