3 Pregnancy Dental Health Tips You Weren’t Expecting

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Dental Care, Oral Health & Overall Health | 0 comments

Back pain, morning sickness, fatigue, hunger — it’s hard to know exactly what to expect when you’re expecting. Your teeth may seem secondary to other symptoms, but they matter more than you realize. Here’s how to keep your smile glowing throughout your pregnancy: 1. Your hormones aren’t the only things changing.  The same pregnancy hormones causing you to sob during a Sarah McLachlan commercial affect your teeth, too. Increased estrogen and...

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What Is The Gum Disease Infection Connection?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Midtown Manhattan NYC Dentist Shares The Gum Disease Infection Connection Gum disease is more common than you may think, it has been reported that 3 out of every 4 Americans have signs of mild periodontal disease or gingivitis. There is a lot of recent research in the area of gum disease, with particular concentration on the connection between oral inflammation, infection, and other major overall health problems. Emerging studies link...

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Your Mouth Holds the Key to Your Heart

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Oral Health & Overall Health | 0 comments

Gum disease may affect more than just your mouth. In fact, a healthy mouth can make your heart happy. Did you know a healthy mouth can make your heart happy? It’s true. Studies show people with periodontal disease often have heart disease, though it’s unknown whether one causes the other. Whatever the connection, knowing about gum disease can help keep you protected. In its early stages, called gingivitis, gum disease can cause bleeding,...

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6 Steps to Quit Smoking in 2016

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

In case you haven’t heard, smoking is bad for you…and you should quit! Like, today. Aside from the myriad of oral & overall health maladies all smokers will eventually deal with, we now live in a time when there are so many helpful resources available to those who currently smoke and want to quit. In honor of the Great American Smokeout that took place on November 19th, we’ve decided to outline 6 steps to quitting smoking...

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Here’s How to Quit Smoking Like A Champion

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Join The Great American Smokeout Are you planning on quitting smoking? Then you’re in luck, because aside from there being no time like the present, the annual Great American Smokeout is taking place once again. The American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout event is your chance to finally kick those butts to the curb. The American Cancer Society declares the third Thursday of every November, The Great American Smokeout. The aim is...

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FAT: Our New Sixth Taste?

Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Our taste buds identify five primary tastes – bitter, salty, sour, sweet and umami (or savory). But recent news may have us identifying a sixth, new taste…oleogustas. In Latin, “oleogustus” translates to “a taste for fat.” And according to this post from DailyRxNews.com, there is new evidence of a sixth, disgusting taste – FAT. Check out this video to see why humans have such a taste for fat…...

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