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14 11, 2017

Chewing Gum Could Detect Signs of Gum Disease

2017-11-14T00:50:26-06:00Dental Health, Gum Disease, Gum Health|

Everyone has an opinion about chewing gum. It can either be a useful tool to combat bad breath, even assist in eliminating particles from your teeth that lead to cavities, or to some it may be a bit annoying because to hear the sound of chewing and lip smacking. However, [...]

3 09, 2015

How often do Americans go to the dentist?

2015-09-04T10:20:48-06:00Brushing Teeth, Dental Appointment, Dental Health, Dental Safety, Gum Disease, Gum Health|

Statistics show that dental disease is on the rise. In this past year alone, studies show that over 150 million hours of work are missed due to needed dental visits per year. Additionally, over 40 million hours of school are missed due to pediatric dental issues. Additionally, dental issues can [...]

7 01, 2015

Find Out If You Are At Risk for Gum Disease in 1 Minute

2015-01-07T18:37:52-06:00Dental Quiz, Dental Safety, Dentist Appointment, Dr. Dorothy Anasinski, Gum Disease, Gum Health, Healthy Teeth Tips, Periodontal, periodontist, Periodontist of Niles|

Show your gums some love and take this 1 minute assessment to help determine if you are at risk for gum disease. Why is this test so important?  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 64.7 million Americans are affected by periodontal disease.  Periodontal disease has been linked [...]

10 12, 2014

Gum Disease Surpasses Diabetes – Are You At Risk?

2014-12-10T09:04:35-06:00Affordable Dentistry, Dental Appointment, Dental Quiz, Dentist Appointment, Diabetes, Gum Disease, Gum Health, periodontist, Periodontist of Niles, Type 2 Diabetes, Type I, Type II|

It’s official.  Gum Disease has passed Diabetes in the popularity category for unwanted health conditions. With one in every two adults age 30 and older suffering from periodontal disease (commonly referred to as gum disease), the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and its 8,300 members are calling for Americans to [...]

13 08, 2014

Add Years To Your Life In Just 90 Seconds

2014-08-13T13:06:45-06:00Better Breath, Daily Flossing, Dental Health, Dr. Dorothy Anasinski, Gum Disease, Health Resolutions, Healthy Teeth Tips, Resolutions|

Recently, Dr. Dorothy Anasinski was interviewed about how patients can benefit themselves through proper dental hygiene practices.  Here is an excerpt from the interview that is quite attention getting as it focuses on how to add years to your life in just a few seconds each evening: Margaret:  Dr. Anasinski [...]

12 02, 2014

Is Kissing Risky For You?

2019-09-11T17:03:20-06:00Gum Disease, Uncategorized|

Gum disease is a common, transmissible infectious disease. Bacteria which cause this infection can be spread from person to person through direct contact such as kissing. This post discusses this common problem and presents modern solutions utilized by today's state-of-the-art dentists and hygienists to help their patients achieve and maintain [...]