May 29, 2020

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition that causes the airways to constrict and produce excess mucus, making breathing difficult. It is characterized by the obstruction of airflow which is variable over a short period of time. This condition is reversible, either s...

April 8, 2020

To determine if dental exams are necessary, it is important to know what they are, and what they entail. Dental exams can be referred to as dental checkups, comprehensive oral exams or complete oral exams. While these terms sound quite similar, there is a difference be...

March 29, 2020

Periodontal disease refers to inflammatory processes in tissues surrounding the teeth, in response to bacterial accumulations, aka dental plaque, on the teeth.

Anaerobic bacteria found in invasive microbial plaque can penetrate gingival tissues in the gums. When this ha...

March 22, 2020

Dental caries, also known as a cavity or tooth decay, is a common disease of children as well as adults. Although there have been notable declines in tooth decay over the past three decades, it remains the most common chronic childhood disease, more widespread than ast...

March 8, 2020

Plaque is the biofilm of bacteria that can be found clinging to the front of the teeth, the back of the teeth, the spaces between the teeth, and other surfaces throughout the human mouth. Over time, it hardens into tartar, which speeds up the formation of more plaque b...

February 21, 2020

Studies have revealed possible link between periodontitis and different systemic diseases. Not too long ago, literature evidence began to suggest a possible link between chronic inflammatory periodontitis and a number of systemic diseases. A chronic oral infection such...

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