Focusing on Total Health

“My story began about a year ago when I started experiencing severe mouth problems. I had always thought my teeth were fine; a bit coffee stained, but solid. To this point, I had always brushed every day (usually twice). I had never had a cavity. Then some of my teeth just began to become loose,…

Fountain of Youth Advantages Over Traditional Dentures

Fountain of Youth™ Dentures offer many advantages over traditional dentures in both health and aesthetic arenas. Although more expensive than traditional dentures, there is no comparison to the benefits Fountain of Youth™ Dentures give their wearers. Although economy dentures may be tempting because of their cost-saving factors, the added benefit of having a denture that…

Nutrients Benefit Your Dental Health. Why?

Nutritional support is an essential ingredient of our periodontal (gum) disease therapy. Beginning in the 1980’s, Dr. Samaha initiated leading edge clinical evaluations into the positive effects of nutritional supplementation on periodontal disease. Building on success, Port Warwick Dental Arts continues to explore, develop, and innovate in the expanding field of nutritional support. For those…

Treat Gum Recession Through a Pinhole!

Gum recession occurs due to periodontal disease and/or mechanical forces on the gums from clenching, grinding and incorrect tooth brushing. Gums begin pulling away and creeping down the roots of the teeth. When there is no gum tissue over the roots of teeth, there is no bone, either. This makes teeth sensitive to eating and…

You May Have It…

Periodontal disease is a common and challenging bacterial infection that affects the gums and the bone supporting the teeth. It can also affect the whole body in strikingly dangerous ways. Periodontal disease can even delay conception and cause harm to mother and baby during pregnancy. Alarmingly, scientific research shows that up to 85 percent of…

People With Periodontal Disease Have Higher Cancer Risk

People who have periodontal disease have a higher overall risk of developing cancer, say researchers in the June issue of The Lancet, Oncology. Studies have suggested that tooth loss and periodontal disease might increase patients’ risk of developing cancer, but smoking might have confounded the association. To determine whether periodontal disease or tooth loss is…