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

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

Importance of Nutrition for Your Oral Health


Proper nutrition acts as an effective way to ensure optimal health and prevent the occurrence of disease. Moreover, receiving adequate nutrients from a variety of healthful foods and beverages can positively impact dental health. Certain foods with poor nutritional composition can increase the incidence of tooth decay and other detrimental dental conditions, leading to the … Continue reading Importance of Nutrition for Your Oral Health

World’s Important Days – International Days – and Observance Days


World’s Concern and Interest World’s Important Days are actually not holidays. But to the International community and United Nations, World’s Important Days may be treated as favorite holidays for they have something to commemorate, promote or mobilize. World’s Important Days or International Days are days to observe issue of world’s concern and interest. These international … Continue reading World’s Important Days – International Days – and Observance Days

Study shows intellectual capacity and dental disease


In a study of 4,732 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), researchers have found that people with such disorders are more likely to have poor oral hygiene, periodontal disease and untreated dental caries than members of the general population. Owing to behavioral difficulties associated with IDDs, the researchers believe that treatment may be deferred … Continue reading Study shows intellectual capacity and dental disease

Pesticide Spraying Notification to Reduce Mosquito Activity in Staten Island


Pesticide Application by Trucks is Scheduled for 2012. Parts of the following neighborhoods: Annadale, Bay Terrace, Dongan Hills, Eltingville, Grasmere, Grant City, Great Kills, Midland Beach, New Dorp, New Dorp Beach, Oakwood, Oakwood Beach, Old Town, and South Beach Parts of the following zip codes: 10304, 10305, 10306, 10308, 10312 Due to rising West Nile … Continue reading Pesticide Spraying Notification to Reduce Mosquito Activity in Staten Island

ALS & Lou Gehric’s Disease


"People have wondered if the immune system plays a role in neurological diseases like ALS," said Howard Weiner, MD, director of the BWH Multiple Sclerosis Program and senior study author. "The immune system is complicated, and previous immunotherapy trials have not been successful. But now we know what is wrong in the blood, and this … Continue reading ALS & Lou Gehric’s Disease

Importance of Dental Hygiene


Good dental health and overall health are linked. There is no two ways about it. If you have an unhealthy mouth, chances are your body is not healthy either. Why? Well, every part of the body is interconnected. So, when you think about your health, don't just think about blood, heart, lungs, etc. think about … Continue reading Importance of Dental Hygiene

Displaced dental workers in the Philippines get help


Displaced dental workers in the Philippines get help - http://www.dental-tribune.com/articles/content/id/3269/scope/politics/region/asia_pacific

New research finds link between gum disease, acute heart


Heart attack survivors who suffer advanced gum disease show significantly higher levels of a protein in their blood called C-reactive protein (CRP) than such patients without gum disease, new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill research indicates.The findings, presented Sunday (Nov. 12) during a news conference at the annual American Heart Association meeting in … Continue reading New research finds link between gum disease, acute heart

Invisalign Premier Provider


Dr. Paul o& Benjamin Ganjian of Next Generation Dental have been recognized as an Invisalign Premier Pr vider, placing them among the top five percent of Invisalign practitioners in North America. Each year, Align Technology, Inc., the inventor of Invisalign, a clear, removable method of straightening teeth without wires and brackets, will award Premier Provider … Continue reading Invisalign Premier Provider

Idiopathic Sialoadenosis, Paul Ganjian DDS, Luis Mandel DDS, Colu


Idiopathic Salivary Gland Disease by Paul Ganjian DDS,