Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
What is sleep apnea? How can my dentist help?
If you snore and suffer from sleepless nights you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by a blockage of the airway, resulting in the temporary stoppage of breath during sleep. This often happens with the jaw goes back and the tongue falls into the throat. This decrease in oxygen can have damaging effects on the brain and the cardiovascular system, and can also lead to frequent awakenings or arouses at night which result in the patient being very fatigued during the day. Now there is a solution with sleep apnea dentistry. Your dentist can develop custom sleep appliances to help effectively treat sleep apnea. Sleep appliances place the jaw in a position to help maintain an open airway during sleep. Custom sleep devices are sleek and ergonomically designed with…
Why Does Dental Health Matter?
Dental health is one of the most neglected parts of our well-being. A lot of people do not realize that there is an intimate connection between dental health and overall health, which in turn is co…
Overcoming Fear of Dentists
Fear of dentist appointments is a legitimate concern. Learn some helpful tips to help you overcome it!
How Dental Floss Is Made
A look at the manufacturing process of dental floss - an invaluable invention for maintaining oral hygiene and a great weapon against gum diseases.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever and there are options like veneers and teeth whitening that can give you a beautiful, white smile.
Great Dental Hygiene Tips by Vikram Ahuja
Proper brushing is essential for cleaning teeth gums effectively. Use a toothbrush with nylon, soft, round-ended bristles that will not scratch and...
How What You Eat Affects Your Teeth
When most of us think of the affect of food on our teeth, we probably think of …
How Dental Bonding Can Alter the Look and Feel of Your Teeth
Dental bonding is a relatively inexpensive cosmetic dentistry procedure for making minor dental repairs. Find out if dental bonding is right for you.