Health Resources — Mouth-Body Connection

Sleep Apnea and Dentistry: Why We Care

Sleep Apnea and Dentistry: Why We Care

Dr. Kenneth J. Wolnik | 11.17.2014

Do you ever snore or have trouble breathing at night? A good nights rest is important for everyone, regardless of your age.Complications with sleep can lead to bigger issues if not treated. It can even impact your oral health.  Read More »

Access to Care

Access to Care

Heidi Coggan | 07.28.2014

As the healthcare field is ever-evolving, so is the focus of health care. America is in the midst of shifting from curative to preventive-centered care. With this shift in focus, long standing issues as well as new problems on the rise are being addressed, including the unmet dental needs of older adults. One way these issues are being faced is through unique problem-solving that provides solutions such as the expansion of services provided by hygienists or mobile care units in order to ensure the healthcare needs of all populations are being met. 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 »

Medicine: When is my safety a concern?

Medicine: When is my safety a concern?

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich | 02.04.2013

The dentist and dental hygienist need to know all your medications and why you are taking them so that you can be treated safely. Sometimes the medicines we take have side effects that can be important to dental treatment and oral health. Read More »

Medicines and Your Mouth

Medicines and Your Mouth

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich | 02.04.2013

Do you know that the medicines you take can affect your oral health? Taking certain medicines can lead to dry mouth, can change the way you taste food and even cause changes in your gums. Read More »

Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer

Leslie DeLong | 02.04.2013

Learn about what oral cancer is, the signs of the disease, and prevention tips. Read More »

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