The subject of body weight can be a tricky subject for many people, but it is increasingly looked at as an indicator of health. While there is not always a correlation between weight and overall health, weight has been tentatively linked to diseases and worsening health rates. Even in children, several correlations between weight and.. read more →

Surgery is stressful for your body, which is why it is often an option of last resort. The recovery process for any surgery can be detailed and difficult if you are not sure of what you need to do. Many people want to stay in bed and do as little as possible after a surgery,.. read more →

15 Mar 2019
March 15, 2019

Benefits of Dental Anesthesia

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At one time, those who needed dental work were given a shot of whiskey and something to grab onto. By the 1840s, nitrous oxide and ether were available, but it wasn’t until after the 1853 invention of the hypodermic needle and hollow syringe that true dental anesthesia was possible. Today, varying levels of dental anesthesia.. read more →

Your oral health can be a powerful predictor of your overall health. If you have periodontal disease, gum inflammation, cavities, or tooth loss, you’re at a higher risk for several chronic diseases. Here are some of the ways that oral health and chronic disease are related. read more →

11 Mar 2019
March 11, 2019

Gingivitis: What You Need to Know

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In the United States, roughly 80% of all adults have some form of gum disease. Gingivitis is the earliest, most treatable stage of gum disease. It is caused by a sticky mix of bacteria and food debris known as plaque. If not quickly removed, plaque hardens into tartar, irritating the gums and raising the risk.. read more →