Waterpik Vs. Flossing: Which is better?

August 8, 2016

Technology has made significant improvements in dentistry; none more significant than the homecare routine. Brushing and flossing can be a real hassle -- especially flossing. Most patients hate it. The Waterpik water flosser is an exciting and effective way to…

How to save billions on healthcare: Visit the dentist

August 1, 2016

It’s as simple as that. By creating programs that encourage people to visit their dentist regularly for preventive care, we could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs each year. Because it’s a biological truth: the health of your mouth…

Poor Dental Health May Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

May 4, 2016

Researchers from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in the UK have established a link between gum disease and Alzheimer's Disease. A study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, revealed evidence of bacteria commonly associated with chronic periodontal disease…

Understanding Perio Charting

January 6, 2016

Perio charting: What do all those numbers mean? Recently a patient asked, “When I have a periodontal examination at during a cleaning, what do all those numbers mean? What do you do with them?” Good questions which we thought we’d…

June is National Men’s Health Month

June 23, 2014

Philadelphia Dentist Pamela Doray Stresses the Importance of Dental Care As you probably know, heart disease is the leading cause of death in men. What you may be surprised to learn, however, is that most systemic disease - including heart…

The Aging Smile: Dental Care Tips for Seniors

January 6, 2014

Growing older is unavoidable, but that doesn’t mean your smile has to look old and dull. Philadelphia dentist Dr. Pamela Doray can help you keep a youthful looking smile and maintain a healthy mouth which will promote an improvement in…

Connections Between Oral Health & Overall Health

October 29, 2013

Visits to the dentist aren’t just important for keeping your smile healthy, they’re important for maintaining overall wellness. The dentist is a crucial member of any person’s health care team and can even help you prevent life-threatening disease. Many patients…

Can a healthy smile prevent dementia?

August 19, 2013

The World Health Organization reports that there are 7.7 million new cases of dementia every year and projects that the number of people with dementia will nearly double every 20 years (WHO Dementia Fact Sheet). One of the most frustrating…

Why Should You Brush Twice A Day

July 31, 2013

There are many things that are drilled into us as children: look both ways before crossing the street, breakfast is the most important meal of the day and remember to brush your teeth twice a day. Brushing your teeth becomes…

Diabetes and Gum Disease – What You Should Know

June 12, 2013

Physicians and dentists are taking a close look at the relationship between gum disease and diabetes. Those who suffer from diabetes are more likely to be affected by periodontitis than those who do not. While there is still much research…

Periodontal Therapy: Improved Health, Increased Savings

June 11, 2013

Since you were a child, you’ve heard the advice: brush and floss your teeth every day. But this is more than just a practical tip to keep your mouth fresh and teeth pearly white. Maintaining a good oral health routine…

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