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The Mouth Body Connection

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Good health begins in mouth.Infected teeth/gums in your mouth is a MAJOR health hazard.The mouth is the Gateway to health; heard many times but now there is growing scientific evidence.The oral cavity is a portal of entry as well as the site of disease for microbial infections that affect general health status. Surgeon General based on scientific findings commented "The mouth can become a source of disease or pathological processes affecting other parts of the body". You worry a lot about a smal...Read More

5 strategies to put you more at ease

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

These days I'm seeing more and more signs of stress in my Manalapan New Jersey patients. You know the kind of thing I mean – cracked and worn down teeth from grinding and clenching, exposed roots from brushing too hard, and bleeding gums. Many people believe that poor oral hygiene is the only way to get gum disease, but stress and diet can both be triggers, especially if you're genetically pre-disposed. If you are, you may be six times more likely to develop gum disease than your neighbor!Here a...Read More

Don't Wait For Symptoms

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

A preliminary study suggests that the incidence of periodontal disease, the most advanced form of gum disease, may be 2-3 times higher than previous estimates. We find this very disturbing because only about 3% of those afflicted with gum disease seek treatment for it. Why so few? We've chatted about this at our staff meetings, and all of us believe it's because people don't understand that gum disease has long-term and potentially life-threatening implications if untreated.Knowledge is power, a...Read More

Got Chapped Lips?

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

"Stop licking and peeling your chapped lips, just grease them and leave it alone!" Chapped lips, a condition whereby the lips become dry and sometimes even cracked (also known as cheilitis) can be unsightly, annoying and dreadfully uncomfortable. The causes of chapped lips can stem from environmental influences, like long-term exposure to dry, windy or severely hot/cold weather. Other causes could also include dehydration, salty food, a thyroid hormone imbalance, B vitamin deficiencies, hypersen...Read More

Complete Dental Care for the Whole Family

Monday, November 15, 2010

At the office of Dr. James Courey, our highly-skilled dental team is dedicated to caring for the oral health needs of your entire family. This means that we don't think you'll find a better Manalapan, East Brunswick, or Freehold, NJ dentist to meet the needs of moms, dads, and most important, your little ones!We strongly believe that your young child's first dental visits set the tone for a lifetime of positive dentistry. This is why your Freehold, NJ dentist in Manalapan will always strive to m...Read More

Study Reveals the Dental Health Benefits of Polyunsaturated Fats

Monday, November 15, 2010

At the office of Freehold, NJ dentist in Manalapan, James Courey, we are dedicated to helping our patients prevent and treat periodontal or gum disease. Periodontitis in its early stages often goes unnoticed, but allowing it to progress can cause halitosis, tooth loss, and has even been linked to cardiovascular disease and stroke. So in order to preserve your beautiful smile, and maintain optimal health, simple steps like proper brushing and flossing and regular dental visits go a long way!Medic...Read More

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