Archive for June, 2012

Diabetes and Gum Disease

Infections in the mouth can cause complications in other areas of the body. Recent research indicates a relationship between periodontal diseases and chronic inflammatory conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and Alzheimers. Diabetes affects over 24 million Americans with 1.6 million new cases diagnosed each year in people over age 20. In order for the […]

Get White Teeth in 10 Minutes! Laser Bleaching with Diode Laser

Over time teeth can become stained from using tobacco products, drinking coffee, tea or soft drinks or from infrequent visits to the dentist. Tooth whitening is a bleaching process that lightens discoloration of enamel and dentin. Bleaching improves the color of teeth and creates a more aesthetic appearance by reversing the discoloration of tooth enamel. […]

How Chewing Gum Can Help Prevent Cavities

Discovered in 1891 by German chemist Emil Fischer, Xylitol has traditionally been used as a safe sweetener or direct food additive for diabetics and people with hyperglycemia.  Due to a low glycemic index, Xylitol has little effect on blood sugar levels. In the early 1970’s scientists found that xylitol could also provide significant dental benefits […]