Heart Health & Gum Disease: Are They Linked?

Even though you go to a dentist for your teeth and a different doctor for the rest of your body, your oral health and overall health are closely linked. In recent years, researchers have been investigating a connection between heart health and gum disease. Read our blog post to find out what they have learned.

When Is a Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Tooth extraction is never a fun procedure, but sometimes it has to be done. Check out our blog post where we explain when a tooth extraction is necessary, what the procedure is like, and what to do after it’s done.

How to Avoid Scary Cavities This Halloween

It’s the time of year for spooky thrills and chills, but don’t let scary cavities and tooth decay be a problem for you and your family. With Halloween approaching, it’s important to know how to keep teeth healthy this holiday season. Read our blog post for tips on how to avoid cavities this Halloween.

Dental Care Essentials for Frequent Travelers

Heading out on a vacation? We hope that you keep up with your dental care while you’re away so you don’t set back your oral health. Check out our blog post for a look at some of the best dental care essentials for frequent travelers.

Five Signs You Need Root Canal Therapy

Designed to relieve the pain of a severely decayed or infected tooth, root canal therapy has a bit of a bad reputation. In fact, with modern dental technology, the root canal therapy procedure is minimally painful and will have you feeling better after just a quick recovery. Check out our blog post for 5 signs you need root canal therapy.

Why You Should Brush Your Tongue

Many common dental conditions can be totally avoided with the proper preventive care. Not only does preventive care involve visiting our office twice a year for cleanings and exams, it also means practicing healthy oral hygiene at home. Read our blog post where we talk about the different steps in a healthy oral hygiene routine, including one step that you might be forgetting!

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

If you’ve put in a good amount of money on a dental procedure, we completely understand that you want it to last or work as long as possible. After all, you should get the most out of your investments, and that includes investments in your health! Read our blog post where we take a look at dental implants and how long they can be expected to last.

Why Are Baby Teeth So Important?

Baby teeth play a larger role than serving as the Tooth Fairy’s preferred form of currency! Read our blog post where we explore their purpose, as well as why teaching your children to properly care for their baby teeth can impact their dental health through their adult lives.

Link Between Alzheimer’s & Gum Disease

The health of your teeth and gums may not seem as vital as that of, say, your heart or your brain. But the fact is, oral health is directly linked to great overall health. If your mouth’s not healthy, that has the potential to affect other parts of your body. Read our blog post where we look at the potential link between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
Reen Chung, DDS

Reen Chung, DDS