July 22, 2014

dental health


  • Disheartening Dental News
    Be Well

    Disheartening Dental News

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Studies have shown that people with gum disease are at increased risk for heart disease, leading some researchers, dentists and doctors to suggest that treating gum disease and good oral hygiene can help protect the heart. True?

  • Dental Erosion: 7 Tips for Teeth

    Dental Erosion: 7 Tips for Teeth

    by Berkeley Wellness

    You probably take steps to prevent tooth decay by brushing and flossing regularly. But even so, you're still at risk for dental erosion: the breakdown of teeth caused by acids in food and drink, as well as regurgitated stomach acid.

  • Teeth Grinding
    Ask the Experts

    Teeth Grinding

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you grind your teeth at night, can you use an over-the-counter mouth guard? Or, is a pricey customized guard a must?