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Troubling Data Says Smoking Marijuana Could Worsen Gum Disease

It seems with each new election cycle another U.S. state legalizes marijuana use. It remains a flashpoint issue that intersects politics, law and morality, but there's another aspect that Read More

Eating the Right Kind of Carbs Can Help You Avoid Gum Disease

There are great health benefits to eating better, including for your teeth and gums. But to determine your ideal diet, you'll have to come to terms with carbohydrates, the Read More

This Laser Procedure Promises Big Benefits for Gum Disease Treatment

Over the years, dentists have become quite proficient in treating even the most severe periodontal (gum) disease. Many of these positive outcomes are achieved through manual effort using simple Read More

Smoking Increases Your Risk for Gum Disease

There are important reasons not to smoke, like minimizing your risk for deadly diseases like heart disease or lung cancer. But here's another good reason: Smoking increases your risk Read More

Why Gum Disease Could Affect More Than Your Oral Health

Do you know the top cause for adult tooth loss? If you guessed tooth decay, you’re close—but not quite. The same goes if you said accidents or teeth grinding. Read More

Don't Let Gum Disease Cut Short Your Implant's Service Life

Among dental restorations, implants are the closest prosthetic we have to real teeth. They not only replace the visible crown, but the titanium post imbedded in the jawbone adequately Read More

Don't Let Summer Heat Increase Your Risk of Dental Disease

In many parts of the country, summer is often a synonym for "blast furnace" and can be downright hot and miserable. If you find yourself in such a climate, Read More

Be on the Alert for Gum Disease While Wearing Braces

On your way to a more attractive smile, you’ll have to deal with some inconveniences while wearing braces like avoiding certain foods or habits or dealing with possible embarrassment Read More

Watch What Carbs You Eat to Reduce Your Risk of Further Gum Disease

If you’ve had issues with periodontal (gum) disease, no doubt a few things have changed for you. You may be seeing us for dental cleanings and checkups more frequently Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums

Are bleeding gums something you should be concerned about? Dear Doctor magazine recently posed that question to Dr. Travis Stork, an emergency room physician and host of the syndicated Read More

Your Gum Tissue 'Biotype' Could Determine How Gum Disease Affects You

Periodontal (gum) disease can cause a number of devastating effects that could eventually lead to tooth loss. However, you may be more prone to a particular effect depending on Read More

You may need a Periodontist to Fully Treat Your Gum Disease

In the fight against dental disease and other conditions your general dentist is your first line of defense for prevention strategies and treatment. Sometimes, however, your condition may require Read More

Consider Saving a Tooth Before you Decide to Replace it

Dental implants are the ideal tooth replacement with their life-like appearance, high success rate and durability. If you have significant dental issues, they may seem like the perfect answer. Read More

A "Silent" Disease Gets Recognition

Today, many people are taking positive steps to reduce the risks posed by major health problems like cancer, cardiopulmonary diseases, hypertension, and diabetes. But there’s one disease that makes Read More

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