Archive for September, 2011

Laugh Lines

It’s no joke. Those laugh lines might just reveal the health of your bones. A recent study at Yale School of Medicine has found that there is a connection between the health of your bones and the laugh lines around your mouth. Results show that for women in their 40s and 50s, the worse their […]

Osteoporosis

As we age, our bones begin to lose density and strength, especially after age fifty. Many factors affect bone density, from diet to medications. Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones and makes them more apt to break. The disease affects about ten million Americans and causes more than two million fractures each year. Another […]

Are You Biting Off More Than You Can Chew?

Do you ever feel that you are biting off more than you can chew? Well according to a new study by the Academy of General Dentistry- you just might be! In our fast-paced lives many of us are in a hurry to eat so we can jump into our next task. Hurried eating can result […]

Why Does My Dentist Prescribe Medication?

Dentists prescribe medications for many reasons. As a patient it is very important to understand your regular medications and your once in a while prescriptions. Some drugs dentists might prescribe can be formulated to fight oral diseases; others are used to prevent infections after procedures. Certain drugs are used prior to dental treatment, sometimes to […]