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National Women’s History month: Women in Dental History

Dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions dating back to 7000B.C. However,until the mid 19th Century it was a “Man’s Profession”.  In 1854 Emeline Roberts Jones, at 18 years of age, married a dentist and despite his ongoing remarks … Continue reading


Innovated Technology for Gum Disease

Treatment of periodontal disease presents many challenges, but effective homecare no longer needs to be one of them. Toothbrushes, rinses, and floss aren’t suffice when struggling with the disease, reason bieng that these tools cannot reach down deep into the … Continue reading


Bees are our Friends

Given the wide range of potential risks associated with cell phones, research has been done in an effort to find natural substances that are capable of helping with cell-phone associated toxicities. Surprisingly, the little known bee product known as propolis … Continue reading


Dental Care Should Be a Priority During COVID-19

The (ADA) strongly disagrees with sentiments that patients should postpone their dental appointments during this pandemic.  In July the Washington Post article also urged the public to maintain their dental appointments throughout the pandemic. When you neglect your oral health, … Continue reading


Alternatives to Tik-Tok, YouTube and Video Games

With TikTok, YouTube, Facebook and all sorts of video games at our fingertips kids these days are finding it harder to focus on homework and/or E-learning. Did you know there are platforms that provide educational interaction and can thus keep … Continue reading


Can Canker Sores and COVID-19

Canker sores are the most common condition in the oral cavity affecting the soft tissue and it impacts about 15-20% of the population worldwide. Most patients who are diagnosed with a canker sore are primarily healthy. However, those with systemic conditions … Continue reading


Aloe Vera: Mother Nature’s gift.

Aloe vera has been used medicinally for thousands of years and is a succulent plant that belongs to the lily family. It has been used to traditionally to treat burs, hair loss, acne, skin infections, hemorrhoids, sinusitis, and gastrointestinal pain. It … Continue reading


Mental Health Through Gardening

Do you want to improve your mental health? Why not get outside and dig in the earth? Gardening has significant benefits that extend beyond temporarily taking your mind off your troubles — although that is a definite plus.  Gardening can … Continue reading


VEGAN HEALTH BENEFITS

Do you have a family history of heart disease, diabetes or cancer? Research has shown that a vegan diet can help lower your risks.  A well-practiced vegan diet promotes weight loss, reduces your risk of heart disease, lowers cholesterol levels, lowers the … Continue reading


Oral bacteria can amplify gut inflammation

New research from the University of Michigan has homed in on the possible mechanisms by which periodontitis can exacerbate the gut inflammation seen in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is becoming increasingly clear the trillions of bacteria living … Continue reading