Heart Disease and Your Oral Health

Did you know that your heart health and your oral health are related? It’s true: People with certain oral health problems can be at a higher risk for heart problems. Also, your dentist might detect issues that can indicate that you should have your heart checked. Since many Americans have gingivitis or gum disease and since heart disease is a …

Why Do You Need Dental Checkups, Anyway?

If you’re brushing your teeth after each meal and flossing daily, you might wonder if you really need to see your dentist every six months. The answer is a resounding yes! If you’re wondering why dental checkups are necessary, read on to find out. Gingivitis Starts Innocently With half of all Americans suffering from gum disease according to the …