Pregnancy and dental health linked.

The Link Between Good Oral Health and Pregnancy

We all know it’s important to maintain good dental hygiene, but let’s be honest: nobody actually likes going to the dentist. Although the polished feeling across your teeth following a cleaning can’t be beat, dental health is something most of us tend to put off. But it turns out pregnant women tend to put it…

Diabetes and periodontal disease can be prevented.

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

For those affected by diabetes – almost 8% of the American population by some estimates – related health problems can complicate your life.  Potential circulatory, vision, kidney, and nerve issues require diabetics to carefully monitor their blood glucose levels and manage their disease. But periodontal disease, or gum disease, is also a significant related illness…

Dental phobia may be dangerous to your health.

Dental Phobia

If the mere mention of the word “dentist” makes you tense, you’re not alone. As many as 20% of Americans have said they avoid going to the dentist altogether due to anxiety or fear. Fortunately, there are many different ways to deal with dental anxiety or dental phobia (which results in even deeper panic than…