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August 2011

Gum Disease May Connect to Prostate Health

Recently, researchers examined 35 men with prostate inflammation.They found that the men with the most severe prostatitis also showed signs ofperiodontal disease.

Periodontitishas been linked to other health problems, including heart disease and diabetes, so researchers suspected a possible connection to prostate disease as well.

This study compared levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) an indicator of prostate disease with the clinical attachment level (CAL) of the teeth and gums and teeth indicating possible

Veneers - Improving Your Smile

There's no reason to put up with gaps in your teeth or with teeth that are stained, badly shaped or crooked. Today a veneer placed on top of your teeth can correct nature's mistake or the results of an injury and help you have a beautiful smile.

Veneers are thin, custom-made shells crafted of tooth-colored porcelain designed to cover the front side of teeth. They're made by a dental technician, usually in the dental lab, working from a model provided by your dentist.

Your dentist may recommend that you avoid some foods and beverages that may stain or discolor your veneers such as coffee, tea or red wine.