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Gum Disease May Relate To Heart Attack Risk

By Zahra Kavianpour, DDS

Previous studies have found the incidence of heart disease is about twice as high in people with periodontal (gum) disease, but until recently no plausible ... Continue Reading

#1 Cause Of Death In the US

By Sherri Hudson, CT

Seventy percent of all deaths in the United States are attributed to heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes. The number one cause of death in ... Continue Reading

Skin Cancer: Awareness, Prevention, and Screenings

By Kathleen Ellison, MD

Good skin care begins with sun protection. Wear moisturizer with sunscreen daily. The best sunscreens are broad-spectrum and SPF 30 or greater. Reapply every two ... Continue Reading

The Facts About Oral Cancer

By Zahra Kavianpour, DDS

Oral cancer is not as well known as other types of cancer but it can represent a life-threatening risk if not identified early. • It ... Continue Reading

Your Mouth Could Be Killing You: Spirochetes – The Dangerous Oral Pathogen

By YHM Administrator, MD

Are you aware that oral health is whole body health? It is all related – recent studies have shown oral pathogens and inflammation create systematic ... Continue Reading

Finding the Balance: What’s the Right Age To Have Cosmetic Surgery?

By Hema Sundaram, MD

This question is often asked by both patients and the media. In fact, there is no “right age” to have cosmetic surgery because we all ... Continue Reading

Are You At Risk For Periodontal Disease?

By Zahra Kavianpour, DDS

This Quick Quiz Can Tell You If You Are At Risk For Periodontal Disease Do you smoke? Is your diet low in important nutrients? Are ... Continue Reading

The Comprehensive Exam: The What and Why

By Maribel Vann, DDS

Most dental care is delivered in response to something that has happened. It may be a toothache, the breaking of a tooth, an infection, or ... Continue Reading

Gestational Diabetes Who Is At Risk?

By Peggy Yanger, RNC, CCBE

Gestational diabetes is a temporary form of diabetes in which the expectant mom does not produce adequate amounts of insulin to regulate her blood sugar ... Continue Reading

How To Lower Your Risk For Heart Disease

By Tesfaye Tetemke, MD

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Every year, more than 1 million men and women have a heart attack. ... Continue Reading
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