Dentist Should Advise Vegetarians on Good Oral Health

Health concerns about fat and cholesterol have prompted many people to become vegetarians, and the nutritional deficiencies that can sometimes result may reveal themselves during dental exams. Academy of General Dentistry spokesperson Ludwig Leibsohn, DDS says he usually asks patients if they adhere to vegetarian or other special diets. “Most

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close up of a woman holding a glass and swishing with salt water

Natural Remedies for Gum Disease

Every week we receive questions from patients regarding natural supplements that claim to help the health of their gums. There is a lot of information on the web about such supplements that claim to help; unfortunately, there are no large studies that follow good research standards that allow us to

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Dr. Drews using the VELscope to screen for oral cancer

April Is Cancer Control Month

Cancer is the second leading cause of illness and death in the United States; that’s one in four individuals who will succumb to the disease. The death rate for oral cancer is actually higher than that of the death rate for cancers which we routinely hear about (cervical cancer, Hodgkin’s

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