Common Causes of Root Cavitis due to medications and older Age


Use of many Antidipressents and related diabetic conditions contribute to root cavities. Cavities are common in older adults both on the crown surface, the portion of the tooth covered by enamel, and the root surface. Recent research suggests that older adults are more likely to develop new cavities on the crown and root surfaces at … Continue reading Common Causes of Root Cavitis due to medications and older Age

HEALTHY GUMS AND A HEALTHY HEART: THE PERIO-CARDIO CONNECTION


Cardiovascular disease, the leading killer of men and women in the United States, is a major public health issue contributing to 2,400 deaths each day. Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease that destroys bone and gum tissues that support the teeth affects nearly 75 percent of Americans and is the major cause of adult tooth … Continue reading HEALTHY GUMS AND A HEALTHY HEART: THE PERIO-CARDIO CONNECTION

Eating Disorders , Anorexia & Bulimia


More than 10 million Americans currently are affected by serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating, according to the National Eating Disorders Association. While anyone can suffer from an eating disorder, they are most common in teenagers and young adult women. In addition to having a negative impact on an individual’s health … Continue reading Eating Disorders , Anorexia & Bulimia

The symptoms of mouth or throat cancer


The National Cancer Institute estimates that about 40,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with mouth or throat cancer in 2012. The oral cavity includes your lips, cheek lining, gums, front part of your tongue, floor of the mouth beneath the tongue and the hard palate that makes up the roof of your … Continue reading The symptoms of mouth or throat cancer