Navigation Links
Dr. Joe Dentistry Promotes Dental Exams as New Study Links Heart Disease to Oral Health
Date:11/19/2013

Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013

Dr. Joe Dentistry of Torrance announces an effort to educate patients on the link between oral health and heart health by promoting regular dental exams and teeth cleanings following the results of a study by the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University of New York. While oral health has long been hypothesized as linked to heart health, the new study provides a more direct link than ever before. Since proper dental health requires regular dental exams and teeth cleanings by a dentist, Dr. Joe Dentistry is encouraging all patients to schedule an appointment.

As part of promoting heart health through proper dental hygiene, Dr. Joe Dentistry offers a range of available office hours. Many of the same people at risk for heart problems are also in danger of gum disease. Frequently due to financial and time constrains, they are unable to attend routine dental exams and teeth cleanings. The office opens as early as 6:30 a.m., as late as 8:00 p.m., and offers Sunday hours as well.

As reported by the Columbia University study, improving gum health impedes atherosclerosis, a narrowing of arteries that can lead to heart disease, stroke and even death. The best way to improve gum health is to remain free of gum disease, which is most commonly associated with the buildup of tartar-forming plaque.

Since tartar is not generally removed by brushing and flossing at one’s home, Dr. Joe Dentistry is advising their patients in Torrance and surrounding areas to schedule teeth cleanings. Dental exams are also helpful in diagnosing gum disease early, before complications can become more serious.

“This is truly ground-breaking,” said Dr. Nigel Carter, chief executive of the British Dental Health Foundation about the study’s findings, “The potential link between what goes on in your mouth and the health of your heart has been an intense topic of debate for some time. This research clearly shows the more you improve and maintain your gum health, the less chance there is of developing a potential life-threatening illness.”

Dr. Joe Dentistry specializes in offering a patient-first approach to dental care. A simple teeth cleaning or dental exam can create undue stress on patients, so providing a calm environment and effective results is very important to maintaining healthy dental habits. By helping patients to reduce or eliminate instances of gum disease, Dr. Joe Dentistry is also promoting cardiac health as well.

Dr. Joe Dentistry offers both general and cosmetic dentistry to patients in Torrance, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach and the surrounding areas. As the Columbia University study shows that reducing gum disease can also help patients reduce the risk of heart disease, the dentistry encourages current and new patients to schedule dental exams and teeth cleanings twice a year.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/dental-exams/teeth-cleaning/prweb11340850.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Southwest Oral Surgery Announces Success of Peru Dentistry Mission
2. Stonehaven Relieves Patient Anxiety by Utilizing New Methods for Sedation Dentistry in Utah
3. TAG Business Welcomes Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics and Launches Cutting Edge Local Internet Marketing Campaign
4. Most Insurance Plans Accepted at Multi-Specialty Cosmetic Dentistry Practice Biscayne Dental Center
5. Dr. Carranza Will Now Be Using Dental Implants and Cosmetic Dentistry to Create Smiles at Ack Smiles
6. TAG Business Welcomes San Mateo Center for Cosmetic Dentistry and Launches Cutting Edge Local Internet Marketing Campaign
7. Smile Structure Dentistry Announces Insurance Alternative
8. SIU School of Dental Medicine’s Jain Presents at World Congress of Preventative Dentistry
9. Dentistry Performed with Yoga Skill, Port Melbourne Clinic Integrates Mindfulness Techniques to Calm and Enhance Dental Treatments
10. Star Smiles Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry Announces New Office Opening on Lake St – Coming October 2013
11. Prominent Dentists in Utah, Stonehaven Provides New Technology for Sedation Dentistry
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission ... lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” ... the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches a class of ladies ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... CitiDent and ... apnea using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as 18 million Americans ... frequent cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant relief to about 75 ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( https://isocomforter.com ... introduction of an innovative new design of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad ... comfort while controlling your pain while using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... system that we intend to develop to enable prevention of a major side ... severe hearing loss, especially in pediatric patients. For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Leading pediatric oncology experts at Children’s National Health ... Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP) Oct. 12-15. Chaired ... Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s National, and Stephen P. Hunger, M.D., Chief ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/27/2017)... MIAMI , Sept. 27, 2017  Commended for their ... recent notable awards. Ranked as number one in the South ... ninth time in Inc. 5000 yearly list, the national specialty ... CEO, Armando Bardisa will soon be honored by ... Set to receive his award ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... , Sept. 25, 2017   Montrium , ... File solutions, today—from the IQPC Trial Master Files ... , NL)—announced that EastHORN Clinical Services has selected ... programs and TMF management. EastHORN, a leading European ... platform to increase transparency to enable greater collaboration ...
(Date:9/23/2017)... HORSHAM, Pa. , Sept. 22, 2017 ... received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food ... (BLA) seeking approval of sirukumab for the treatment of ... response letter indicates additional clinical data are needed to ... of moderately to severely active RA. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: