May 10, 2021

Good Dental Care Ensures Overall Health!

At the start of a new year my patients invariably ask me what things they can do to keep themselves healthy. One of the first basic things I tell them is to take good care of their teeth! Like many of my patients, you may wonder what the condition of your gums and teeth have to do with your overall health?It’s simple, really, and I’d like to explain to you what the basic relationship is between your dental health and the rest of your body. Your Mouth – The Door to Your Good Health You may not know this, but your […]
February 19, 2019

Beauty Checklist: 5 Ways To Start Your Day

You’ve probably had the same lackluster morning routine for years: Wash your face. Brush your teeth. Take
August 8, 2018

Whole Grain Carbs Less Likely To Damage Teeth

An examination of research on oral health, commissioned by the World Health Organizatio (WHO), has
November 7, 2017

How Grinding Your Teeth Affects Your Health

Over the years, several of my patients have come to me with symptoms of chronic earache, headache, sore jaw, or
May 29, 2016

Nutrition for Healthy Teeth

Our teeth get a lot of attention. Whether we’re having a conversation or smiling for a picture, most of us want our teeth to be strong, healthy, and sparkling white. However, many of us overlook something essential. In addition to a healthy oral routine of brushing, flossing, and regular dental checkups, nutrition also plays a large role in the health of our teeth. Teeth not only respond to our nutrition, but they also are an important determinant of our nutritional intake. Their importance is evident in elderly populations, among whom gum disease, ill-fitting dentures, and other painful dental conditions can […]