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    Does Diet Affect Gum Disease by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Your smile is one of your best assets.  But missing teeth, bleeding gums, bad breath, and other symptoms of gum disease can seriously diminish your desire to smile. Gum disease affects more than just your teeth and gums, though. It can also lead to serious medical conditions such as heart
    Gum Disease Sign of Cancer San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

    Can Gum Disease Be a Sign of Cancer?

    Posted by Kennie Kwok, DMD on  October 7, 2020
    We all know brushing and flossing are necessary for maintaining optimum oral health. But not everyone understands that failing to maintain proper oral hygiene can have serious consequences for our overall health, including the increased risk of certain cancers associated with gum disease. According to the Center for Disease Control,
    Gum Disease Increases COVID-19 Deaths San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Wearing masks, social distancing, and washing hands frequently are effective precautions against contracting COVID-19, but your oral hygiene is also an important part of staying healthy.   Proper oral hygiene might not prevent you from getting infected with COVID-19, but a new study shows that gum disease is linked to worse
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    Gum disease is a serious dental condition that can lead to further oral health problems if left untreated. But recent research indicates that gum disease can also have far-reaching effects on your overall health, especially the health of your heart. In fact, people with gum disease are almost twice as
    San Diego Gum Graft Donor Tissue Vs Own Tissue for Gum Recession
    Receding gums is not just an aesthetic issue. When the gum line starts to pull back from the teeth, it can lead to increased sensitivity and other oral health issues down the line, including periodontal disease and tooth loss.  Gum grafts are an excellent way to regenerate lost gum tissue
    In What Order Should You Brush, Floss, and Use Mouthwash
    As your dentist reminds you during your checkup every six months, the best way to maintain good oral health is twice-daily brushing, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash. However, you might be wondering if there are advantages or disadvantages to the order in which you tackle these tasks. In general, you
    Is Fluoride In Toothpaste Bad By San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Fluoride toothpaste has been the standard-bearer of dental care for decades, but with so many “fluoride free” oral care products now on the market, you might be wondering if fluoride toothpaste is bad for you. The short answer is no—fluoride toothpaste, mouthwash, and other products remain an excellent way to
    Dental Emergency During Coronavirus San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry
    Strict social-distancing measures to slow the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak mean only essential businesses are continuing to operate. So, what will happen to your upcoming dental appointment? Unfortunately, the American Dental Association has recommended dentists postpone regular appointments through April 30, but remain open to handle dental emergencies and
    Does Charcoal Toothpaste Work and is It Safe
    Health fads are nothing new, but oral health products tend to be immune from new trend hype, likely because good oral health is pretty simple: brush and floss daily, and get twice-yearly dental exams. However, charcoal’s recent hype as the newest big thing in wellness and cosmetics has infiltrated the
    Can Vaping Cause Gum Disease by San Diego Periodontics & Implant Dentistry

    Can Vaping Cause Gum Disease?

    Posted by Kennie Kwok, DMD on  January 2, 2020
    The popularity of e-cigarettes has increased dramatically over the last few years, primarily due to the myth that vaping is “healthier” than smoking cigarettes. While e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco, they still contain nicotine and can negatively impact your overall health. Most recent news stories have focused on vaping-related lung