Entries by Michael

Study Shows Reduced Risk of Gum Recession with PeriClean Toothbrush

A recently concluded study performed by researchers in the College of Dental Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences, compared the efficacy of the PeriClean Ultra Soft Specialty Toothbrush against a traditional soft nylon-bristle toothbrush showed results in favor of the PeriClean Toothbrush. Performed over the course of 12 months with patients regularly receiving dental […]

5 Ways to Halt the First Signs of Gum Disease

According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 50 percent of American adults have gum disease . In adults over the age of 65, this percentage climbs to over 70 percent. While this chronic inflammatory disease that affects gum tissue and bone that supports the teeth, it is both preventable and treatable. Understanding GingivitisThe first […]

Preventing Dental Caries in Adults

Many people believe that dental caries (cavities) only occur in childhood. Unfortunately, adults don’t outgrow the risk of developing this common dental condition. In fact, 27% of American adults currently have untreated tooth decay. While an individual’s oral hygiene typically improves in adulthood which can help reduce the risk of dental caries, there are often […]

Preventing Gum Disease with Dental Implants

Many are surprised to learn the long history of dental implants.Dating as far back as 2500 BC, ancient societies devised ingenious ways to replace missing teeth, utilizing materials including jade, iron, bamboo, ivory and gold. An archeological site excavating Mayan ruins estimated to be over 1300 years old, revealed a skull with tooth-shaped shells imbedded […]