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Why Are My Gum Receding?
added on: July 20, 2020
woman with gum pain

When it comes to your oral health, it’s no surprise that your dentist in Valparaiso puts so much importance on taking proper care of your teeth. But did you know that your gums are another crucial aspect to overall oral health? In fact, our gums are just as important to… Read More…


The Surprising Connection Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease
added on: February 12, 2020
heart health month

Every February, we celebrate Heart Health Month to raise awareness of how we can both evaluate our risk for heart disease as well as what we can do to reduce that risk. While it may seem out of character to hear your dentist in Valparaiso talk about heart health, the… Read More…


Why Crooked Teeth Are Worrisome
added on: December 20, 2019
smiling girl with crooked teeth

Many people, both children, and adults alike, have crooked teeth. Occasionally, crooked teeth can contribute to poor self-esteem and loss of confidence. But even if crooked teeth don’t bother someone mentally, your dentist in Valparaiso may still be worried. The truth is, crooked teeth can lead to some oral health… Read More…


The Great American Smokeout & Your Oral Health
added on: November 21, 2019
cigs

Every November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout to encourage smokers to quit. As we all know, smoking can lead to serious health problems such as cancer, heart disease, and lung disease. Your dentist in Valparaiso also wants you to know that smoking can have a negative… Read More…


Gum Disease & Your Overall Health
added on: June 10, 2019
checking gums with mirror

Your dental care isn’t only about your teeth. Your gums also play a key role in not only the health of your mouth but also the health of your body. At our dental office in Valparaiso, we care for your entire mouth and are always on the lookout for gum… Read More…


Can Poor Oral Health Increase the Risk for Heart Problems?
added on: February 11, 2019
heart health month

When it comes to dentistry and oral health, many people think of only the mouth itself. While dentistry is certainly about keeping teeth healthy and cavity-free, it’s also about caring for your gums and protecting your whole body. At our dental office in Valparaiso, we not only focus on treating… Read More…


What Vitamins Are Good for Oral Health?
added on: January 29, 2019
vitamins in palm

Our bodies rely on the vitamins and minerals obtained through what we eat in order to function properly. Our mouth and teeth are no different. The truth is, in order to keep our oral health in good shape we need to make sure we’re getting enough of the right vitamins…. Read More…


Stress & Oral Health
added on: January 11, 2019
woman with stress

Even though the craziness of the holidays is behind us, it doesn’t necessarily mean our stress levels have decreased. Everyday life can certainly cause anxiety and contribute to more stress. As many people know, stress can impact our health and overall well-being, but did you know stress can also contribute… Read More…


Diabetes Awareness Month
added on: November 12, 2018
diabetic testing

November is recognized as National Diabetes Awareness Month and serves to raise awareness of diabetes, other health problems associated with the disease, and the importance of regulation. In fact, one of the little-known facts about diabetes is that it directly relates to oral health. Our dental office in Valparaiso wants… Read More…


Are Gum Disease and Gingivitis the Same Thing?
added on: September 19, 2018
worrying woman

At our dental office in Valparaiso we’re often asked if gum disease and gingivitis are the same thing. It’s a common misconception regarding a serious disease that can have serious consequences if left untreated, and we’d like to clarify the difference. Defining Gum Disease Gum disease at its core is… Read More…


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