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Can Gum Disease Cause High Blood Pressure?

Can Gum Disease Cause High Blood Pressure?

You know the importance of brushing and flossing when promoting good oral health, but did you know that it can also affect your general health? In fact, gum disease, or periodontitis, not only puts your teeth at risk, but it also puts your overall health at risk with...

How to Become an Oral Surgeon

How to Become an Oral Surgeon

If you have had your wisdom teeth removed or had dental implants, chances are you worked with an oral surgeon. Oral surgeons, or oral and maxillofacial surgeons, specialize in maxillofacial areas and oral cavity issues. As with all surgeons, they require many years of...

Types of Bone Grafts in Dentistry

Types of Bone Grafts in Dentistry

You know that a good oral hygiene routine and regular dental checkups help keep your teeth healthy and give you a beautiful smile, but did you know it also helps to keep your bones healthy? The truth is, while your teeth are necessary for proper chewing and breaking...

Comfort Dentistry: When Was Anesthesia Invented?

Comfort Dentistry: When Was Anesthesia Invented?

Pain associated with dental problems and a fear of dental treatments has been around since the beginning of time. But imagine what it was really like back before the use of modern anesthesia. While many people believe that it began with medical treatments, the truth...

Who Treats TMJ and When Do You Need to See One?

Who Treats TMJ and When Do You Need to See One?

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. These joints connect your lower jawbone to your skull. You have one on each side of your face, just in front of your ears. Your TMJs assist in jaw movement necessary for speaking and chewing. Unfortunately, as with any joint in...

Effectiveness of Blue Light Teeth Whitening

Effectiveness of Blue Light Teeth Whitening

Most Americans believe that a smile is an important social asset and that an unattractive smile can even hurt your chances at success in both business and relationships. While many different things, such as crooked or missing teeth, can make you unhappy with your...