Medical issues linked to gum disease

Gum Disease Treatment Saves Big Bucks at the Doctor’s Office

Date: Mar 26, 2014

According to a new study, getting can lead to very large savings at the doctor’s office–and reduce your risk of hospitalization for related conditions like heart attack, stroke, or diabetes. A Large Population Study The new study was reported by United Concordia Dental insurance, based…

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Understanding Smile Styles

Date: Mar 19, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, we talked about how your smile style influences the . However, we didn’t actually talk about what we mean by smile style. Smile style refers to the generally involuntary way that your smile develops, which muscles activate first to shape…

19th Century Toothbrushing

When Did Americans Begin Brushing Their Teeth?

Date: Mar 12, 2014

It’s something we take for granted every day as part of our normal routine: brushing our teeth. But it actually hasn’t been all that long that Americans had oral hygiene as part of their everyday routine. The Rise of Dentistry During the 19th century, oral…

Porcelain Veneers by Jeffrey Dorfman on Wikicommons

How Many Porcelain Veneers Should You Get?

Date: Mar 05, 2014

If you are considering , you may wonder how many veneers you should get to improve your smile. This is a complicated question, and it depends on a number of questions. Why Are You Getting Porcelain Veneers? The first important question you have to answer…

Tea Cups

Can Drinking Tea Prevent Cavities?

Date: Feb 26, 2014

Tea is one of the most popular beverages in the world. It’s also known for its health benefits, including cancer prevention, improved cardiovascular health, weight loss, and prevention of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Less well-known, however, is its cavity-fighting power. Drinking tea has a threefold effect…