Archive for May, 2013

Does Smoking Cause Tooth Loss? – Orlando Dentist

Smokers may be interested in several new sources of data that shows a strong association between regular smoking and tooth loss. The journal of the American Dental Association (ADA) recently published a study linking smoking with tooth loss in women. The study, performed by researchers from the University at Buffalo, examined 1,100 postmenopausal women and… Read more

Lower Risk of Gum Disease – Orlando Dentist

Next time you go out to one of Florida’s award-winning restaurants for dinner, order the fish. Studies now show a link between the omega-3 fatty acid found in certain types of fish and a lower risk of gum disease. Gum disease is a chronic inflammation caused by the accumulation of bacteria at the gum line.… Read more

Put Your $ Where Your Mouth Is

According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), we are more likely to spend our hard-earned money to improve the appearance of our teeth than our body. The 2012 AACD study found that 80 percent of Americans would spend money to fix their flaws; 62 percent of these people said they would pay for… Read more