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Natural Remedies To Combat Diabetes and Keep Smiles Healthy

According to the American Diabetes Association, 25.8 million children and adults in the United States (8.3% of the population) have diabetes. Diabetes is a lifelong, fatal disease. It not only can end lives, it can also lead to other health disorders including heart disease, obesity, and advanced forms of periodontal disease. For the rest of their lives, diabetics have to be acutely aware of the foods they ingest to keep their sugar levels under control. Thankfully,... Continue Reading

How Your Next Dental Visit Could Save Your Life

Are you aware a visit to our dental office could actually help save the life of yourself or a loved one? Our commitment extends beyond helping you achieve healthy teeth and a Hollywood smile. We also take very seriously our obligation to assist you in fighting against the progression of a mostly unseen enemy— oral cancer. The Startling Statistics About Oral Cancer The Oral Cancer Foundation reports some sobering statistics about oral cancer: Close to 42,000... Continue Reading

New Study: Tooth Loss May Be Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Disease

In the past, we have been emphasizing the connection between oral inflammation and overall health where people with periodontal disease have a greater chance of acquiring diseases such as heart attacks, stroke, kidney disease, diabetes, and much more. Recently, WebMD released an article stating researchers may have linked tooth loss as a higher risk to heart disease. The Study: Revealing the link between tooth loss and heart disease Researchers gathered their data from nearly 16,000... Continue Reading