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The Relation Between Periodontal Disease and Vitamin D

The Relation Between Periodontal Disease and Vitamin D

The Relation Between Periodontal Disease and Vitamin D Colin Bonnet, DMD, MDent; Rasheda Rabbani, PhD; Michael E.K. Moffatt, MD, MSc; Anastasia Kelekis-Cholakis, DMD, MDent; Robert J. Schroth, DMD, MSc, PhD Abstract Background: There is conflicting evidence regarding...

Dental Implant FAQs: How Much Does It Cost?

Dental Implant FAQs: How Much Does It Cost?

Dental Implant FAQs: How Much Does It Cost? Are you considering getting a dental implant, but you’re not sure if it’s a good idea? While there are a wide variety of benefits to getting dental implants, many patients are put off by the cost. Dental implants are...

Stop Giving Your Babies Fruit Juice

Stop Giving Your Babies Fruit Juice

The "health halo" effect can certainly make foods seem healthier than they are. Fruit? Healthy. Fruit juice? Must be, too. But if the American Academy of Pediatrics wants to make one thing clear, it's that "healthy" doesn't apply to fruit juice for children under age...

Sealants

Sealants

Preventing Dental Cavities With Sealants In the fight against cavities, dental sealants are one of the frontline defenses. Designed from a type of plastic material, the sealants are used as a barrier to prevent cavities from forming. Normally, the back teeth like the...

Gum Disease

Gum Disease

Gum diseases can cause a variety of problems including adult tooth loss. These problems often build over time, and there is always the possibility of developing an infection in the tissues surrounding either row of teeth. Many gum diseases may be present without the...

Root Canal

Root Canal

While the idea of root canal treatment can be a bit scary, this procedure can help a person's smile by providing welcome relief from toothache pain and saving their tooth. Why try to save the tooth? Keeping the natural tooth in place offers many advantages; it...

Dentures

Dentures

Dentures: What You Need to Know Over 35 million people in America are edentulous, meaning that they have no teeth. About 90 percent of these people wear dentures, and another 15 percent opt to have dentures made every year. In addition, 178 million people are missing...

Tooth Sensitivity: What It Is and How to Treat It

Tooth Sensitivity: What It Is and How to Treat It

Tooth Sensitivity: What It Is and How to Treat It Tooth sensitivity is no laughing matter. In fact, those sharp and sudden pains can make even the toughest person groan in agony. All it takes is one sip of hot coffee or a cold beverage to ignite the pain, make you...

Baby Teeth

Baby Teeth

Although baby teeth will not be your child's permanent teeth, it is still important to take care of them to prevent extensive dental work and health problems. Baby teeth typically do not begin falling out until age six and may linger in your child's mouth until eight...

25 Hilarious Tweets About The Struggle Of Being The Tooth Fairy

25 Hilarious Tweets About The Struggle Of Being The Tooth Fairy

Good luck, parents. By Hollis Miller Parenting is already a 24/7 gig ― so when your kids start losing teeth, making sure the tooth fairy visits them while they sleep is one more item on the list. Sometimes the tooth fairy forgets to stop by or doesn’t have money to...

Giving the Gift of Warmth

Giving the Gift of Warmth

Giving the Gift of Warmth In Memory and In Honoring Dan McHugh We are excited to partner with our patients to help provide warmth to two local and well established Non-Profit Organizations. These donations will be disbursed between First Place Family Center The Egan...

10 Great Oral Hygiene Tips for Healthier Living

Every individual wants to have a lovely smile and the right to ensure that you do is with proper oral hygiene techniques. When you have poor oral hygiene habits, you can be at risk for major dental and medical problems including gum disease, heart disease and stroke....