ArchiveJanuary, 2016

National Children’s Dental Health Month

What is the most chronic childhood disease effecting children 6-11 and adolescents 12-19?  Would you have guessed dental caries? February is National Children’s Dental Health Month.  The American Dental Association takes this month to raise awareness about oral health care especially with children.  This year’s campaign theme “Sugar Wars”  depicts heroic cartoon children in a […]

Periodontal Disease and Breast Cancer

We’ve written a number of blogs concerning links between Oral Disease  and other health related illnesses. Among them are heart disease, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, head and neck cancer etc. Periodontal  disease (aka gum disease)  is unfortunately a common disease but one that can be treated successfully.  If not treated it can lead to bone […]