Health Resources — Importance of Oral Health

Cognitive Status: Legal Implications and Informed Consent

Cognitive Status: Legal Implications and Informed Consent

Allen D. Samuelson | 07.09.2014

Various medical problems can affect a patient's ability to understand diagnoses and treatment options available to them. However, in order to provide ethical patient-centered care, a full understanding of issues affecting a patient's health are crucial. See what options are available for patients facing medical issues that may be hindering their understanding of their treatment choices. Read More »

Mouth-Body Connection

Mouth-Body Connection

Dick Gregory | 02.12.2013

The U.S. Surgeon General reported in 2000: "You are not healthy without good oral health." Learn the connection of your mouth to overall health here. Read More »

Gum Disease & Its Link Throughout Your Body

Gum Disease & Its Link Throughout Your Body

Garry Bloch | 02.08.2013

New findings show many links between gum disease and other health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and ulcers. You must treat oral disease in order to maintain your overall health. Read More »

Benefits of a healthy mouth

Benefits of a healthy mouth

Sue Spackman | 02.06.2013

As you get older, other connections between the mouth and body are important for good general health. Learn about the role of gum disease, pneumonia, oral cancer, and diabetes. Read More »

Age-Related Mouth Changes

Age-Related Mouth Changes

Leslie DeLong | 02.04.2013

We all know that as we age our bodies change, but did you know our mouths change too? The changes usually happen slowly over many years so we don’t notice any big differences.  Read More »

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