Month: August 2015

Did You Know General Dentistry Can Protect Your Heart?

Everything in the body is connected. A knot in your neck can lead to radiating back pain, and a fever can make your entire body weak and achy. However, the connection between oral and cardiovascular health often goes overlooked. Research suggests that there is a strong link between gum disease and heart disease. Some experts…

Types of Tooth Discoloration: Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic

Tooth discoloration can make otherwise healthy smiles appear worn, aged, and poorly maintained. Unfortunately, even brushing and flossing cannot prevent some instances of discoloration. Over time, certain staining agents, not to mention the inevitable process of aging, can rob the smile of its natural luster. Although¬†modern cosmetic dentistry offers a number of excellent methods¬†of restoring…