Gum Disease


Sensitive teeth might be a sigh you need to see your dentist. There are treatments.

Answers to Sensitive Teeth

If hot coffee or cold ice-cream leave you wincing in anticipation of pain; when sensitive teeth stop you from choosing sweet or sour treats, it may be time to see your dentist about hypersensitive teeth. Even occasionally, if foods, drinks or a breath of fresh air hurt your teeth, it’s time to take action. When you have hyper-sensitive teeth even brushing and flossing can make...

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Four Big Dental Myths Dispelled

Crushing The Top Four Dental Myths There are a lot of places to get bad information, partial information or just completely made up information on just about any topic. Myths about what makes a healthy mouth are especially numerous. A multitude of ways to have great teeth and keep them healthy seem veiled in mystery and chance. While it is true that some patients are...

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How You Can Prevent Chronic Health Issues

How You Can Prevent Chronic Health Issues

If you knew you could prevent a heart attack or stroke by doing one simple thing every day, twice a day would you do it? If you thought you could avoid developing serious lung diseases or ease existing symptoms of arthritis and diabetes would you think about changing your morning routine to include this simple exercise? It might surprise you to realize that by simply...

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Dried Licorice Root Eliminates Bacteria That Cause Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

Dried Licorice Root Eliminates Bacteria That Cause Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

Research on dried licorice root released in January, published in ACS’s Journal of Natural Products, reports that two of compounds found in licorice, licoricidin and licorisoflavan A, may play a significant role in “treating and preventing tooth decay and gum disease.” Stefan Gafner and his team of researchers point out that the dried root of the licorice plant is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine,...

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Gum Disease and Obesity: Reaserch Shows Correlations

New Research: The Links Between Obesity and Gum Disease

Obesity and Gum Disease Maintaining healthy weight supports good oral health The correlation between obesity, diabetes and gum disease is something natural, holistic and biological dentists are well familiar with. New studies indicate that by reducing the fat in the body, the incidence of gum disease will improve. While research going back to 2003 has clearly demonstrated that obese adults are at higher risk of...

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