Tips For Enjoying Holiday Sweets And Keeping That “Sweet Tooth” Intact
Eating a lot of holiday sweets may satisfy that “sweet tooth,” but too much of a good thing might lead to unintended results for your teeth and gums, according to an American Dental Association (ADA) consumer advisor.”If you don’t bother to properly clean your teeth, the results might be tooth decay, gum disease and possible tooth loss,” says Dr. Matthew Messina, an ADA consumer advisor and practicing dentist from the Cleveland area. [click link for full article]

Meth Mouth Video
Methamphetamine use affects many parts of the body and the mouth is no exception. In fact, most dental professionals are using the term meth mouth to describe the devastating…

Kaposi’s Sarcoma-A Warning Sign of HIV Infection
Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) is a malignant neoplasm, and in association with HIV infection, the lesion may be more aggressive and sometimes quite resistant to therapy.

This Thanksgiving - Give Thanks for Dental Health
Photo Courtesy USDA Dental health and being able to chew food properly is something that most of us take for granted. During this Thanksgiving holiday, as you are eating your delicious…

Pregnancy Gingivitis - What is Pregnancy Gingivitis?
Photo Courtesy of ADAM According to the American Academy of Periodontology, about 50% of women develop pregnancy gingivitis. Find out what pregnancy gingivitis is and what you can do to prevent…

Osteoporosis Meds And Jaw Pain: What’s The Risk?
Reports of osteoporosis drugs causing jaw problems have you wondering: Should you stop taking them?It’s true that there have been reports of partial death of a jawbone (osteonecrosis) related to osteoporosis medications, but the risk is very small, according to the December issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter.In contrast, the health risks associated with osteoporosis - a disease that causes bones to become brittle and to fracture - are high. [click link for full article]

What is Laser Periodontal Surgery? Posted By : Sung Lee
What is laser periodontal surgery? It is a non-invasive, gentle alternative to the dreaded scalpel and suture procedure. If you have gum disease that has gone from mild to severe ask your dental professional about the laser treatment method.

Eight Criteria for Selecting a Dental Office
Criteria for selecting a dental office include the dentist’s style, office location, appointment availability and reliability, financing and insurance consideration, and warranties.

What Signs Can A Relatively Healthy Person Lookout for That May End Up Manifesting a Gum Disease? Posted By : Sung Lee
Do you consider yourself to be relatively healthy? If so, can gum disease affect you? Absolutely, gum disease is no respecter of persons. A healthy person is likely to be affected by gum disease just the same as the next person.

Photo Gallery of a Child’s Dentist Appointment
Photo Tammy Davenport Many children are terrified of the dentist, but going to the dentist doesn’t have to be scary if you know what to expect. These dental photos will…