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Total Body Health Starts With Good Oral Hygiene

The signs and symptoms of many potentially life-threatening diseases appear in the mouth first.  Some of these diseases include heart disease, diabetes, and oral cancer.

Heart Disease - Numerous research studies have shown a connection between heart disease and key bacteria in periodontal disease.  While research continues, dental hygienists are instrumental in identifying the presence and extent of the periodontal infection and work with patients to both treat the existing problems and prevent future complications.

Diabetes - Periodontal disease has long been considered a major complication of diabetes. After a physician has made a conclusive diagnosis, it is critical that patients with diabetes receive professional oral health care regularly and follow a customized home-care routine to help keep their blood sugar levels in check.

Oral Cancer - This is one of the most serious diseases found in the mouth.  Often curable in its early stages, oral cancers are a major cause of death in the Unites States according to the National Cancer Institute.  

Dental hygienists are preventative oral health professionals, licensed in dental hygiene, who specialize in the prevention and treatment of oral diseases in order to protect total body health.  Be sure to stay on-track with your regularly scheduled hygiene appointments.

Have a major toothache with throbbing pain?

Abscessed Teeth Have a major toothache with throbbing pain and not sure what is causing it? It could be an abscessed tooth. You may be asking yourself, "What is an abscessed tooth?" Well, it is an infected tooth, usually caused by...

Braces Friendly Recipes

Below are a few recipes that are "braces friendly" - Start cooking and enjoy! Orthodontic Orange Sherbet Salad 2 pkg. orange Jell-O Topping: 1 cup boiling water 1 cup sour cream 1-cup fruit juice (from pineapple/oranges) 1 pint...

Are you a candidate for teeth whitening?

Not everyone can use tooth whitening solution. Circumstances that may prevent the use of tooth whitening product are: People with hypersensitive teeth should avoid tooth whitening, because this process may enhance the level of...

Possible Treatments For Bad Breath

Bad breath is sometimes caused by obvious factors such as eating certain foods. However, there are a number of hidden and non-obvious conditions that can lead to bad breath; poor oral hygiene and the insufficient removal of plaque from the teeth,...

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Do you have a question that you would like Dr. Levi or Dr. Oleg to answer? Just let us know what your question is and we will be sure to answer within a few days. No question is off limits but please refrain from asking billing questions as we...
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