Gum Disease May Play Role In Alzheimer’s Development, Researchers Suggest

The Telegraph (UK) (1/23, Knapton) reports that “gum disease may play a pivotal role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists believe.” According to the article, “Researchers said they now had ‘solid evidence’ that the bacteria which causes periodontitis produces an enzyme which destroys neurons leading to memory loss.” The article says that the bacteria…

Choose the Most Effective Toothpaste for Your Needs

The shelves in the dental hygiene aisle at stores are filled with a variety of dental care products. In fact, there are more than 40 toothpaste brands that are available in the market and each is offering a different dental solution than the next. The real question is, do all the products offered have the…

Healthy Hydration with Food

With the weather heating up in New York City, many people are starting to remember how important proper hydration is throughout the day. Dental implant provider Dr. Beshar has plenty of patients come in and ask about the best ways to hydrate during the day, and they’re always surprised by one of the first answers…

Dental Care for Athletes

Athletes are often seen as representing the pinnacle of health. However, all that training can take a toll on their dental health in a variety of ways. Dr. Beshar sheds light on this issue with a closer look at dental health and tooth loss among athletes for our patients in New York, NY. Dental Health…

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

If the idea of going to the dentist makes your heart start to race and your palms start to sweat, you’re not crazy — and you’re not alone either. White Coat Hypertension is a phenomenon that explains heightened blood pressure that occurs to some patients when visiting a doctor or dentist. Many people experience White…

Yeah, Soda Pop is as Bad for Your Teeth as They Say it Is

If you’ve been visiting your dentist throughout your life, you’ve probably heard countless times how bad soda is for your teeth. You may also have learned about it in health class, TV commercials, or advertisements. But is it a myth? After all, something that so many of us drink on a regular basis can’t be…

Popular Treatments For Sleep Apnea

Popular Treatments For Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a serious condition that causes a person’s breathing to stop spontaneously during sleep. This issue is extremely dangerous because it limits the oxygen to the brain and the rest of the body which can lead to heart failure and more. There are 3 different types of sleep…

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How to Save Your Dental Health

One of the main reasons people lose their teeth is gum recession from poor gum health. The older you become, the more precautions you should take to defend your gum health. Healthy gums are key to keeping your entire mouth healthy. Your gums are the foundation that hold your teeth in. Poor gum health can…