Gum disease may be the cause of Alzheimer’s – here’s how to avoid it!

1.6KHEALTH 24 January 2019 By Clare Wilson and Debora MacKenzie Bacteria that cause gum disease have been implicated as a cause of dementia.  Here’s what you need to know. What is gum disease and why should I be worried about it?Gum disease, also known as gingivitis in its mild form, occurs when bacteria accumulate in tooth plaque, causing inflammation, […]

The Price of Delay: Gum Disease.

“My husband says I need my teeth cleaned.” I looked at the way she hid her smile behind a forehand. ” I realized immediately that this was not about how her teeth looked. “Is it about the way your mouth smells?” The look in her eyes told me the story. She had been to see […]

The Price of Delay: Dental Cavities.

MARCH 13, 2019DRJANETHEDENTIST I sighed. “These are the same cavities teeth that we recorded in your notes three years ago, except that three of them now need Root canal treatment and one has progressed beyond that. We are looking at an extraction for that one I’m afraid! Like I told you three years ago, teeth […]

Aging and your Teeth.

FEBRUARY 24, 2019DRJANETHEDENTIST Aging and your teeth. Oh the invincibility of youth. When we are in our twenties, we feel as if we will never have a wrinkle , or lose the spring in our step. As we grow older we discover that what happened to those who went before us , can and in […]