Having a Healthy Mouth Might Mean Facing a Fear

by Noelle Reinhold 4/15/2016 10:35 AM

Whether we choose to make them known or not, we all have fears. For some, it’s fear of the unknown, death, rejection, the dark or spiders. For others, it’s the dentist.

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Chewing Tobacco: Facts About Dip

by Jason 3/25/2014 8:00 AM

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Surgeon General Report – the one that spoke on the health hazards of smoking, thereby saving the lives of many Americans.... more...

Diabetes Can Hurt Your Teeth

by Jason 3/26/2013 8:00 AM

Spiked blood sugar, weight gain and frequent infections are only a few of the symptoms people with diabetes experience.

If you have diabetes, one of the most important maintenance practices you can opt for is a good dental care routine. People with diabetes are at serious risk for mouth infections, especially periodontal (gum) disease. Gum disease can damage the gum and bone tissue that hold your teeth in place and may lead to painful chewing problems. Some people with serious gum disease can even lose their teeth.
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