Diabetes And Your Mouth

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We diabetics have to pay even more attention to our teeth and gums than other people. We are at greater risk of cavities, gum disease and tooth infections. Not only that, but those infections can cause our blood sugar to rise, so it becomes a vicious cycle. Here are some mouth problems common in diabetics. […]


Keep Your Pumper Pumping

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Clots cause 80% of all Heart Attacks and 83% of Strokes. Heart Disease is on the rise in this country as well as in places where the diet has been westernized like Japan and the Mediterranean. More than anything else it is due to lack of proper diet and exercise. Atherosclerosis is the hardening of […]


Possible Heart Risks Due To Long Term Pill Use

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Over the years, about 100 million women worldwide are taking oral contraceptives with high estrogen content. Most of these pills, which were first sold in 1960, combine synthetic estrogen and progestin in various doses and are known to carry a small risk of blood clots and high blood pressure. One small study from Belgium suggests […]


A Look At Gingivitis And Periodontal Disease

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Gum disease, also known as gingivitis, is a serious condition that will normally result in tooth loss. With adults, gingivitis and periodontal disease are the most common forms of gum disease. To prevent both types of gum disease, you should always brush your teeth and remove as much plaque as possible. If you allow the […]


Gingivitis A Gum Problem

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It is a very common event in everyone’s life to see swollen or bleeding gums when you get up to brush your teeth. This problem with your gums, due to inflammation is called Gingivitis. At least one member in every household would be suffering from this problem. If is not treated at the nick of […]


Ten Sure Fire Tips For Avoiding Plaque

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We can all use some foolproof tips for avoiding plaque. Plaque is an aggregation of harmful bacteria that collects on our teeth and gums, showing up as a fuzzy, whitish coating near the gum line. If plaque is allowed to build up and isn’t removed on a regular basis, it inevitably leads to tooth decay […]


2 2 Americans Has Psoriasis

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What are the Stats on Psoriasis? It is estimated that about 2.2 percent of American adults have been diagnosed with psoriasis, confirming that psoriasis is a common disease.1 11 percent of those diagnosed with psoriasis have also been diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. This is a prevalence of 0.25 percent of American adults in the general […]


Brush Up On Your Dog S Dental Health

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Many pet owners may be surprised to learn a dog’s dental health is as important to overall well-being as a daily game of fetch. Dental problems in pets go way beyond bad breath. Periodontal disease is the most common health problem in dogs today. At least 80 percent of dogs suffer from it by age […]


Good Oral Care Means A Regular Old Fashioned Brushing And Dental Flossing

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Face it, as we age, our teeth become worn and dull. One way to limit the dull look is to take control and develop a consistent oral hygene regimen. This effort should include brushing your teeth regularly with a quality, soft bristle toothbrush and the use of dental floss. Nothing else can do more for […]


Straightening Your Teeth May Be Good For Your Health

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Straightening your teeth can work wonders on your smile, but did you also know it may help lower your risk of developing serious diseases? “Crooked, crowded or unevenly spaced teeth are harder to keep clean and tend to harbor more food and bacteria,” said Dr. Jacqueline Fulop-Goodling, an orthodontics specialist in New York. “This can […]