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Tag: Gum Disease

Tooth Sensitivity: What You Can Do

Tooth Sensitivity: What Can I Do? Picture it: You’re sitting poolside on a beautiful 80-degree July day. You’ve made a batch of smoothies for you and the kids as an afternoon snack. Settled in your lounge chair you take a sip and boom – that zinging sensation overwhelms your mouth.  Bam – tooth sensitivity. This… Read more »

Vitamin D and Your Oral Health: What You Can Do

With summer on the horizon, we are looking forward to seeing more sunshine – and not just for beach days! Studies have shown that Vitamin D, which your body naturally produces when exposed to sunlight, can aid your oral health. Why Vitamin D? Vitamin D has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial roles in the oral cavity. It… Read more »

Arthritis and the Connection to Your Oral Health

Conditions like arthritis can have a direct impact on your oral health. Over the last decade doctors have discovered a strong link between oral health and total body health. According to Sally Cram of the American Dental Association, physicians are taking a holistic approach to their patients’ overall health. The same can be said for… Read more »

Bone Grafting: What You Need to Know

You may be wondering what exactly bone grafting is and what it has to do with dental implants. Farber Center offers bone grafting as one of its many services. It is a key method to restore your smile through regeneration. Farber Center periodontist Dr. Chris Chondrogiannis breaks down the procedure and what you need to… Read more »

Ice Cream and Oral Health

While the sweet taste of ice cream can tickle your tastebuds and the cold treat can cool you down, it is one of the top foods that promote tooth decay. When it comes to food, sweets are the worst for your teeth because of the high amount of sugar that the sweet treats contain. These… Read more »