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Reduce Your Risk of Stroke by Preventing Gum DiseaseMay 27, 2011
As a general and family dentist, I try to stress the importance of having good oral health as much as possible to my patients. It’s clear that maintaining quality oral health is essential to optimal wellness and overall health.
The month of May is National Stroke Awareness Month, so it’s the perfect time to discuss why keeping your mouth healthy is so important.
In addition to being linked to health issues like tooth loss, osteoporosis, diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s, gum disease is a leading risk factor for strokes.Read More
Handling Emergency Dental CareMay 9, 2011
According to a recent survey, one in six people experience a dental emergency every year. Some emergencies happen when the dentist’s office is open. However, many emergencies happen on vacation, after hours, or over the weekend. Should you experience a dental emergency when your dentist’s office is closed, these helpful first-aid tips may help until you can see the dentist:Read More
Easing Dental Fear for Dementia PatientsMay 2, 2011
Maintaining proper oral care may be difficult for patients with dementia. Researchers conducted several studies showing the connection of periodontal disease with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. To maintain proper oral health, the American Dental Association recommends brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, rinsing after meals, and visiting the dentist every six months for a thorough cleaning and check up.Read More
The Truth about Teeth Causing HeadachesApril 25, 2011
Headaches inhibit daily activities. They range from annoying to debilitating, and can be chronic While difficult to find the cause of headaches, doctors can research a patient’s stress, diet, genetics, and lifestyle to find clues. If you suffer from chronic, severe headaches, and/or migraines, you may want to consult your dentist. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD, also referred to as TMJ) could be to blame.Read More
Harmful Dissolvable Tobacco ProductsMarch 21, 2011
Cigarettes, cigars, snuff, and dip cause cancer and other health issues. Studies now reveal that dissolvable tobacco products have the potential to cause mouth diseases, as well. These pop-into-the-mouth products replace cigarettes and other tobacco products. They are a popular alternative in social settings.Read More
Texas Independence Day CelebrationFebruary 25, 2011
“Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.”
On March 2, 1836, Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Come join us in celebrating the 175th anniversary of this unique event!Read More
Truth about George Washington’s False TeethFebruary 18, 2011
Growing up, we always heard that George Washington’s teeth were made of wood. However, through science and technology, we learned this was just a myth. In reality, President Washington had several sets of dentures. They were made from ivory, lead, gold, human, and animal teeth.
Washington endured a long history of dental problems and health issuesRead More