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March 2015

8 Facts You Need to Know About Tooth Whitening

“Hair is the first thing. And teeth the second. Hair and teeth. A man got those two things he's got it all.” James Brown

Isn’t it the truth! Your smile is one of the first things that others notice about you and it becomes part of that important first impression. Your teeth don’t have to be perfect, we’re all individuals, but these days there is no reason why they cannot be white. Here are some things you should know about tooth whitening.

1. Whitening and cleaning are not the same thing.

What 5 Mouth Symptoms Can’t Be Ignored?

If your mouth is sending out an S.O.S. but you just recently had your checkup or, GASP, haven’t been to see your dentists in ages, how do you know if you can ignore the symptoms or get to your dentist for a look-see?

Here are 5 symptoms you should never ignore.

Link Between Gum Disease & Arthritis

As if we haven't given you enough reasons to take care of your teeth, a new study out of the University of Louisville has determined that poor oral health may contribute to rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a condition in which one's joints become swollen and painful.

Researchers found that poor oral health can raise the risk of rheumatoid arthritis based on the presence of an enzyme that is present when a person has gum disease. This enzyme, called peptidylarginine deiminanse, has also been associated with rheumatoid arthritis.