Preventing Cavities in School-Aged Kids

Preventing Cavities in School-Aged Kids

Are you doing enough to protect your children’s teeth from cavities? Most parents are surprised to learn that nearly 20 percent of all children from ages 5 to 19 have untreated cavities (dental caries). Caused by bacteria eating away the outer protective layer of tooth enamel, cavities can cause tooth pain and weakness, as well as […]

What was Periodontics like in 1973?

What was Periodontics like in 1973?

Hear Dr. Jack Gruber talk about what periodontics was like in the 1970’s.

Supporting Dental Health by Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean

The primary reason we brush our teeth is to maintain good dental health. By brushing away bacteria, we can eliminate the growth of plaque, keep our gums healthy and prevent bad breath. Yet for many, their toothbrush is contributing to the bacteria in their mouths. All toothbrushes have some bacteria on them. This is mostly […]

New York’s PIX11 Interviews Dr. Jack Gruber

Dr. Jack Gruber, Periodontist & Inventor of the PeriClean, was recently interviewed by New York’s PIX11. Dr. Gruber discussed gum recession, sensitive teeth, and how the PeriClean can help. The PeriClean’s soft rubber bristles are designed to clean your teeth as effectively as a standard toothbrush while saving your gums from the harsh damage a […]

What is the Patient’s Role in the Care of the Mouth?

Watch Dr. Jack Gruber discuss the patient’s role in the care of the mouth. Learn to prevent gum disease and receding gums in this PeriClean dental health library video.

5 Ways to Prevent Gingivitis during Orthodontic Treatment

Braces are a rite of passage for many adolescents, yet can be a contributing factor to gingivitis  in children and adolescents. Gingivitis, which can be a precursor to gum disease, is found in 50 percent of all children. While orthodontic wires and brackets can help straighten crooked smiles, they can also contribute to the development […]

5 Ways to Prevent Toothbrush Disease

It’s ironic that one of the most basic instruments of dental hygiene can also be considered, under certain circumstances, to be related to a condition commonly referred to as toothbrush disease. However, that is the case with our bristled friend, the toothbrush. It might be more accurate to say, in the hands of an overly […]

Preventing Gum Disease in Diabetics

While there are many complications of diabetes, there is one that is not often discussed – gum disease. Many individuals don’t know that diabetes can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums and even cause tooth loss. A Growing Healthcare Crisis Diabetes is a modern day, global epidemic that affects close to 10 percent of […]

What is Tartar?

In this PeriClean dental health video Dr. Jack Gruber D.D.S explains what tartar is in simple terms.

Is Plaque Hard?

How hard to you think plaque is? Find out in this PeriClean dental health library video. BRUSH SMARTER, NOT HARDER with the PeriClean Ultra Soft Toothbrush.