Monthly Archives: January 2014

Brushing Too Hard Can Harm Your Teeth

More often than we’d like, our office sees patients who are brushing their teeth and gums so hard that they are actually doing significant damage to the periodontal tissues and bones that support the teeth. A stiff-bristled toothbrush combined with … Continue reading

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Link Between Gum Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers have uncovered how the bacterium responsible for periodontal disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, worsens rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by leading to earlier onset, faster progression and greater severity of the disease, including increased bone and cartilage destruction. Studies indicate that compared to … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Prevent Cavities in Kids

With the new year just beginning and Halloween and Christmas behind us, this is a good time to establish some resolutions for ensuring good dental health for your children in 2014 and beyond. Did you know that, according to the … Continue reading

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