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Smoking Hurts Your Teeth and Gums!

miami-dentist-smoking-hurts-teeth-gumsWe all know that habitual smoking harms your major organ systems. Throat, lung, and heart cancer have each been linked with smoking. Many other serious illnesses that have been linked to smoking include heart disease, cardiovascular disease, and other respiratory conditions. But did you know that smoking may also increase your chances of developing plaque, cavities, and gum disease?

By | 2011-02-10T02:34:55+00:00 February 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Yogis Will Love Holistic Dentistry

miami-dentist-why-yogis-will-love-holistic-dentistryYogis and holistic dentists have at least one thing in common. Each concentrates on the big picture at hand. For Yogis, this includes using stretches and breathing techniques to unveil the connection between the mental and the physical. In the same way, holistic dentistry seeks to connect oral conditions with the overall health of a patient’s body systems. Both practices seek to understand cause and effect relationships and recognize that the genuine change—be it mental or physical—requires more than mere reactionary quick fixes.

By | 2011-02-05T03:22:36+00:00 February 5th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dentistry News: Brushing Habits Tied to Heart Health

miami-dentist-news-brushing-habits-heart-healthDentists in Miami have written many articles on gum disease, heart disease, and the link the two diseases share. According to research, those with gum disease are place at higher risk of developing heart problems than are those without gum disease. Now, it seems, the problem may start well before gum disease takes shape. New research indicates that your habit of brushing may significantly affect your chances of developing serious heart disease.

By | 2011-02-02T22:53:06+00:00 February 2nd, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments