Yearly Archives: 2017

AHA Study links Periodontal Disease to Increased Mortality

Periodontal Disease can be a tricky and frustrating thing. It’s a true chronic disease that is never truly cured but can be maintained. In the early and middle stages there are little to no signs or symptoms, so when we diagnose it many times the Patient is unaware there is a problem, and let’s face…
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Happy New Year!

So before the holiday break I was stumped with a question by a patient. I take a lot of pride being able to explain all things dental so when I was asked, “Why are wisdom teeth called wisdom teeth?” I was a little annoyed that I didn’t know the answer! I’m sure I had heard…
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