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Poor Oral Health Linked To Higher Blood Pressure

Poor Oral Health linked to Higher Blood Pressure     Poor oral health may interfere with blood pressure control in people diagnosed with hypertension. Periodontal disease — a condition marked by gum infection, gum inflammation and tooth damage — appears to worsen blood pressure and interferes with hypertension treatment. Study findings underscore the importance of

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Loss of First Baby Tooth

Loss of First Baby Tooth   Scared, ashamed, happy or proud — how do children feel when they lose their first baby tooth? An interdisciplinary research group at the University of Zurich has now found that children’s feelings are predominantly positive. The study also reveals that previous visits to the dentist’s as well as parental

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What Is Gingivitis?

Effectiveness Of Chlorhexidine Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums, or gingiva. It commonly occurs because a film of plaque, or bacteria, accumulates on the teeth. Gingivitis is a non-destructive type of periodontal disease, but untreated gingivitis can progress to periodontitis. This is more serious and can eventually lead to loss of teeth.   Gingivitis is

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Effectiveness Of Chlorhexidine

Effectiveness Of Chlorhexidine   The human oral cavity is colonised by a huge variety of bacteria. When surgical procedures such as a tooth extraction are carried out, the bacteria can pass into the bloodstream causing bacteraemia that is generally transient. What is not yet clear is how significant this presence of bacteria in the blood

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Our Family Is Growing

Our Family Is Growing   Green Lane Dental is looking for a dental assistant to join our team!  A modern, hi-tech practice in East Gwillimbury is looking for a friendly, caring and highly skilled certified level II dental assistant on a full time basis. Must be willing to work Mondays and Tuesdays until 8:30pm and

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The Importance Of Mouthguards

The Importance Of Mouthguards It’s safe to say that most Canadian children are active, with studies showing that about 84% of kids are involved in some kind of organized sport each year. In fact, Canadian children’s organized sports make up a whopping $5.7 billion industry, with families paying on average $1,000 each year for their

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