A few months ago I clicked on a news link about dental floss. As a dentist, anything about dental news piques my interest. So I clicked on the link and read through the news article. The tone of the article surprised me. The report claimed that the benefits of floss are unproven. According to the … Read More Are We Dentists Stringing You Along About Dental Floss?
At Pioneer Dental Care in Oregon City, Oregon, we’re very concerned about gum disease. You might think that’s because of the impact that gum disease has on people’s teeth and gums. You’re partly right, but research is showing that advanced gum disease, or periodontitis, can have a powerful impact on your overall health. How Gum … Read More Gum Disease Can Impact Your Health
Here at Pioneer Dental Care, we work hard to make sure our patients have all the information they need to maintain healthy smiles! Today, we have another awesome infographic for you detailing some facts about gum disease. Please call us at 503-338-4691 if you would like to schedule an appointment today. We look forward to … Read More Facts You Need To Know About Gum Disease [INFOGRAPHIC]
It’s common to assume that oral health problems are confined to the mouth, but it’s simply not true. Your mouth, and the bacteria that cause problems in it, are tied to your body just as much as any other part, if not more so. Gum disease, one of the most common oral health problems … Read More Gum Disease: A Whole Body Of Problems