Los Gatos, San Jose, Gum Disease Treatment

Is there a correlation between my dental and cardiovascular health?

YES!  Studies have shown a correlation between gum disease and heart disease, underscoring the importance of good oral health care. Cardiovascular disease remains American’s leading killer, claiming more lives than the rest of major causes of death, according to our friends at the American Heart Association. In fact, an estimated 80 percent of American adults…

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How Often Do You Need Dental Cleanings???

Some of our patients may have questions about  the frequency of their regular hygiene visits (dental cleanings) due to a new study reported in The New York Times and other major media. The study published suggests “little evidence supporting bi-annual preventive care for all adults.” The headline from HealthDay News read suggests “Annual Dental Cleaning May be Enough for…

The Link Between Dental Hygiene and Your Overall Health

When patients of Silicon Valley Smile Solutions hear any mention of oral or dental hygiene, they probably think of brushing and flossing their teeth. Although these are extremely important, the term dental hygiene encompasses much more than that. Your mouth’s health, including your teeth, has an important impact on your overall physical health. The National Institute…