Category Archives: Oral Health

Go Natural This Spring

It’s finally spring! Time to shake off the cold weather.  Swap out your heavy woolens for cool, crisp linen. Have a yard sale. Take stuff to the recycling center. Get ready for T-shirts and shorts. There’s something about spring that … Continue reading

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In Honor of Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day 2013 is Sunday, May 12. At PerioSciences, we know a lot about mothers. Some of us are mothers. Some of us are married to mothers. All of us have a mother. So we speak with some authority when … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids About Oral Health

As kids go back to school this fall, parents may be wringing their hands about what the little darlings will learn in reading, writing, and advanced calculus. And useful as it may be to know the capital of Botswana or … Continue reading

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PerioSciences Launches Two Oral Hygiene Systems with Antioxidant Toothpaste, Mouth Rinse, and Dental Gel

Your smile. It’s the facial feature that half the people you meet notice first. Your breath. If it’s bad, it’s the number-one turn-off for face-to-face encounters. Your oral health. Scientists are constantly increasing the list of chronic diseases that are … Continue reading

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Braces: No More Nightmares

In season four of The Simpsons, one episode deals with the issue of braces for Lisa. Because of a poorly negotiated employer’s plan for dental insurance, she and her family are confronted with a hard financial choice. The orthodontist, Dr. … Continue reading

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Dental Sealants: An Invisible Protective Shield

Raise your hand if you remember a toothpaste that advertised the “Gardol invisible shield” back in the early 1960s. The TV ads showed the announcer standing behind some kind of invisible panel while actors threw coconuts or other projectiles at … Continue reading

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Eating Disorders and Oral Care

Eating disorders have probably been plaguing people for centuries, but it’s really been in the last couple of decades that they have been openly discussed and widely diagnosed. So much about eating disorders has been covered in popular and scientific … Continue reading

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Traveling? Don’t forget great oral care!

Chances are you’ll be doing some traveling this summer. According to the U.S. Travel Association, Americans logged 1.5 billion trips for leisure in 2010. This summer, zillions of people will jump in the car or board a plane to get … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s, Inflammation and Antioxidants

“Alzheimer’s sucks.” These words posted in June on Facebook by a seminary professor express everyone’s feelings about this terrible disease. It has been called “the long good-bye,” and devastates those who suffer from it as well as all the people … Continue reading

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Traveling? Don’t forget great oral care!

Chances are you’ll be doing some traveling this summer. According to the U.S. Travel Association, Americans logged 1.5 billion trips for leisure in 2010. This summer, zillions of people will jump in the car or board a plane to get … Continue reading

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