April is Oral Health Month!

Did you know that studies show periodontal (gum) disease has a similar effect on your cardiovascular health as smoking? And that people respond better to medications for diabetes and high blood pressure if they have good oral health? April is Oral Health Month. What's Good for Your Mouth, is Good for Your Health! To [...]

2019-04-06T16:51:22-06:00March 28th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Are Root Canals Harmful to Your Health?

There has been lot of attention in the media of late about the documentary "Root Cause" which claims that root canal treatment causes illnesses like cancer and other degenerative systemic diseases. These claims are based on research that is more than 100 years old and has long been debunked. Our patient's overall health is [...]

2019-02-27T14:18:39-06:00February 27th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Poor oral health linked to higher blood pressure

According to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Hypertension, people with high blood pressure are more likely to benefit from their medication if they have good oral health. This study looked at medical and dental records of more than 3600 people with high blood pressure, and showed that people with healthier gums [...]

2018-11-12T21:50:09-06:00November 20th, 2018|Educational, Health|0 Comments

An Update On Oral Cancer

According to a new study released from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) is now the most common HPV-associated cancer in the United States. This report looked at the incidence of HPV associated cancers from 1999-2015, and found that while the cervical cancer incidence is decreasing (in [...]

2018-10-12T11:35:06-06:00August 29th, 2018|Health, News|0 Comments

What’s Your Oral Health Score?

Have you ever wondered how healthy your mouth really is? Designed by Evidentiae Technologies, the Oral Health Score is an online, oral health self-assessment that will provide you with an immediate estimate of your oral health. The assessment will provide you with a series of images displaying how “yes” and “no” answers may appear in [...]

2018-07-23T21:10:43-06:00July 23rd, 2018|Health|0 Comments
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