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What Dental Health Has to Do with Diabetes

2017  CDC figures 30.3 million U.S. people have diabetes (9.4% of population)- 23.8% with disease are not yet diagnosed!  75% of adults have a degree of periodontal disease-from gingivitis to severe disease. In the earliest stages it is silent (except signs of bleeding gums). What is Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes: If you have type 2 diabetes… Read More »


Dry Eyes, Dry Mouth? Might be Sjogren’s Syndrome

Dry Eyes? Dry Mouth? Joint pain and/or fatigue? Sjogren’s syndrome (SS) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease that affects the salivary and lacrimal glands, resulting in the classic presentation of dry eyes and dry mouth. Symptoms range from just dry eyes and mouth to joint pain and fatigue to arthritis and Lupus. Approximately 1.5 million… Read More »


STRAIGHT TALK about Crooked Teeth

While many might believe that pretty straight teeth are purely cosmetic, nothing could be further from the truth. Straight teeth are HEALTHIER teeth. Straight, properly aligned teeth can help you avoid the negative effects of periodontal disease. HEALTHIER GUMS Properly aligned teeth are easier to brush and floss than crowded or crooked teeth. Properly positioned… Read More »


Anne Culbert Running the MCM for RunningBrooke

We are super proud of our own Anne Culbert for not only running the Marine Corps Marathon, but her heart for helping RunningBrooke – to raise funds for programs serving the children in her community. Her goal? $1,000. Result? $1,261! Anne has been back running for almost 5 years after taking a 16 year hiatus. During… Read More »


For Your Mouth, Mind & Body This Fall!

Pumpkin – Not just for decorating – Pumpkin pulp is dense in Vitamin A & C, and its tasty seeds (pepitas) are rich in phytosterols, which may help to lower cholesterol. It’s also known as an immunity booster, to help you steer clear of the common cold! Here are 3 great recipes for roasted pumpkin salad,… Read More »


Feeling Guilty About Not Flossing? Maybe There’s No Need…

Maybe there’s no need for flossing… said no dentist! A NY Times article on Tuesday, on the effects/need for flossing, stated: The American Academy of Periodontology acknowledged that most of the current evidence fell short because researchers had not been able to include enough participants or “examine gum health over a significant amount of time.”… Read More »


Suffer from Migraines?

Migraines are more common in women than men – and can lead to heart attacks and strokes. Migraines—searing headaches that feel like a hammer to the inside of the skull—can strike anyone, but they predominantly affect women, who are up to four times more likely than men to get them. What causes them, and why… Read More »


Newest Technologies in Cosmetic Dentistry

Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Conference 2016 I have been a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) for close to 10 years now. The annual conference (in Toronto this year) always allows me to learn about the newest technologies, research and methods in the world of Cosmetic Dentistry. This is an… Read More »


The CDA Team Pays It Forward with Passion!

Recently ‪Dr. Fresch shared with the team at Clarendon Dental Arts an unexpected vendor rebate with one request… ‪#‎payitforward‬. We are so fortunate to have a team that is not only passionate and caring about our patients overall health and well being, but also the community! Here are three of the stories of how Anne, Sara and Michelle paid… Read More »


Breast Cancer and Periodontal Disease: Is There a Connection?

As a part of our commitment to continually learning and teaching about periodontal disease and its link to your total health, we’d like to share this recent new study about a link between breast cancer after menopause and periodontal disease. There are no large studies showing the link between periodontal disease a nd breast cancer.… Read More »


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