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How Dentists Help Diagnose Diabetes

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Oral Health & Overall Health |

Dentists Can Diagnose Diabetes? Dentists diagnose & treat a myriad of oral health maladies, but bet you didn’t think your dentist could diagnose diabetes – or at least help to do so. As if we need another reason to keep up our normal thrice yearly dental visits, here comes recent news out of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York. Problem: As with periodontal disease or gum disease, many people walk around...

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February is Children’s Dental Health Month

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Manhattan Dental Health |

  National Children’s Dental Health Month Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. The aim of Children’s Dental Health Month is to raise awareness about the importance of children’s dental health. Developing good dental hygiene habits when we are kids and keeping regular visits to the dentist helps our children get a good start on a lifetime of healthy...

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Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes: Which Is Better?

Posted by on Jan 18, 2017 in Dental Care |

Which Is Better – A Manual Or Electric Toothbrush? We all do it…at least let’s hope so…but how we do it differs from person to person and household to household. Before we get into the dental debate about toothbrushes, let’s first examine why this daily dental ritual is so important in the first place. Adults over the age of 35 lose more teeth to gum disease (periodontal disease) than from cavities. Three out of...

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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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