What Is Sjögren’s Syndrome?

Do you have a dry mouth or dry eyes? Are you fatigued? Do you have joint pain? Are your salivary glands swollen? If so, then you may have Sjögren’s syndrome. What Is Sjögren’s Syndrome? This condition is an autoimmune disorder, which means that the immune system attacks the body. In the case of Sjögren’s syndrome,… Read more »

The Perils of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that can become progressively worse and eventually destroy the gums and other structures that support the teeth. This disease is dangerous to your oral health because it is a painless infection that stealthily attacks — like a silent saboteur — unless you seek proper treatment. A periodontist specializes in… Read more »

Halloween Candy

When you think of October you probably think of the leaves changing, snuggling up by the fire, sweet treats and of course, Halloween. Well, it is also National Dental Hygiene Month! We are probably a little more excited about that one than most of you. But, we do have some helpful tips to keep your… Read more »