Dental Health & Your Immune System: A Symbiotic Relationship

This cold and flu season, you may be thinking about your immune system more than usual. The last thing that anyone wants is to start the new year by getting sick. We all know that a strong immune system is your body’s first line of defense against illness, but you may be surprised to learn how your immune system and your dental health are connected. Read our blog post for a closer look at this symbiotic relationship.

The Connection Between Oral Health & Respiratory Infections

Maintaining good oral health isn’t just about having a beautiful smile. It’s also about encouraging good overall well-being. But did you know that there is a significant connection between oral health and respiratory infections? Read our blog post to learn more about this link.

Tooth-Friendly Thanksgiving Foods

Are you concerned about what the big Thanksgiving Day meal might do to your teeth? You’ll be glad to know that many Thanksgiving foods are tooth-friendly. Check out our blog post for the best examples.

Is Your Bad Breath Scaring Others?

Even though it’s the perfect month to scare others, you don’t want to scare them with your breath. If you’re suffering from chronic halitosis (bad breath), read our blog post for what you need to know about wrangling in the bad breath monster and taking back control of your smile!

What’s the Difference Between TMJ/TMD?

If you’re dealing with jaw pain, you may start to hear the acronyms TMJ and TMD floating around quite a bit. The two are quite similar so it’s no surprise if you feel a little bit confused about what the difference is between them. Read our blog post where we clear things up!

What Causes Canker Sores?

Canker sores are small lesions on the soft tissues of the mouth. They are white ulcers that are most commonly located on the inside of the lips, the gum line, and the inside of the cheeks. Read our blog post to learn more about what causes canker sores and how to treat them!

Why Is Visiting the Dentist so Important?

It may not seem like visiting the dentist is a big deal, but it is! Taking care of your smile can have a huge impact on your smile’s appearance, your gum health, and your overall health and well-being! Read our blog post to learn more about why dental care is so crucial.

Common Household Products You Can Use to Fight Coronavirus

COVID-19 is a new virus, and as such, there is still a lot of research to be done on how it spreads and how it can be neutralized. Fortunately, there are some products that have already proven themselves effective when it comes to fighting the coronavirus, and many of them are items that you probably already have in your home. Read our blog post for details!

How Is TMJ Disorder Treated?

Your TMJ, or temporomandibular joint, helps a lot of everyday functions that you probably don’t think twice about like talking and yawning. So when something is amiss with the joint, it can cause some serious discomfort. Read our blog post to learn how TMJ disorder is treated.

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.
Reen Chung, DDS

Reen Chung, DDS