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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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3 Keys to Maintaining a Healthy Smile

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

A Little Smile Maintenance Goes a Long Way Maintaining a healthy smile is easy, and can even save you money at the dentist. All it takes is some super simple – but consistent – dental hygiene habits to keep your kisser in tip top shape. A diligent daily dental hygiene regimen – along with some preventative dentistry – is the first ingredient toward keeping a beaming & bright, healthy looking smile. Why Is Dental...

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The Gum Disease & Diabetes Connection

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

“Both gum disease and diabetes are chronic diseases, and they both make each other worse.“     November is American Diabetes Month Diabetes is a chronic disease which affects our body’s ability to process sugar. The resulting high blood sugar can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other parts of our bodies. In addition, diabetes can lower our resistance to infection and slow the healing process....

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Show Your Teeth Some Love

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Oral Health & Overall Health | 0 comments

Cardiovascular disease, the leading killer of men and women in the United States, contributes to 2,400 deaths each day. Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease that destroys bone and gum tissues that support the teeth affects nearly 75 percent of Americans and is the major cause of adult tooth loss. While the two diseases may seem unrelated, evidence is mounting that people with gum disease may be at higher risk for heart disease....

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