Gum disease; build it and they will come…

Gum disease is the primary cause of tooth loss in adults 35 and over. Sure loosing teeth is bad, but loss of life is worse! It is now widely known that gum disease (aka periodontal disease) increases one’s chance of stroke or heart attack by 80% or more! So what’s new...
Aging your teeth gracefully

Aging your teeth gracefully

Recently, I had knee surgery. After the surgery my Dr. told everything went well but that during her exploration of my joint, she found some cartilage damage. She explained that I would probably require complete knee replacement at some time in the future. She...

My issue with dental floss

For most of my life I’ve been perplexed and upset by the high cost of dental floss. I simply can’t understand how a roll of nylon in a small plastic box can cost almost 5 bucks when an item of clothing at Ross can be purchased for the same price? A bowling shirt and a...