Periodontitis and its association with type 2 diabetes

Cellular inflammation from immune cells appears to be the common biological denominator that is the link between type 2 diabetes and periodontal complications. Abstract Type 2 diabetes and periodontal disease are separate inflammatory diseases that augment each other....

Five Worst Foods For Your Teeth and Gums

You may be familiar with the best foods to eat to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape and to help reduce your risk for gum disease. Just as there are great foods for your teeth, there are also foods that really do a number on them, putting you at an increased...

How to Properly Floss Your Teeth

As one of TV’s great doctors put it: Everybody lies. What’s one thing people are most likely to lie about? Whether they actually floss or not. Flossing has gotten a reputation as being a not so pleasant task. But, you need to floss your teeth to take the best care of...

Government, ADA recognize importance of flossing

August 02, 2016, By Michelle Manchir Cleaning between teeth with floss and the use of other tools such as interdental brushes is an important oral hygiene practice and, along with professional cleanings and tooth brushing, has been shown to disrupt and remove plaque,...