The Good and Bad of Red Wine for Teeth

In San Jose, we know that it was the Santa Clara Valley that was the real foundation of the California wine industry, and it remains the home of some of the best wineries in the world. So we perk up our ears whenever we hear that there’s new research about the benefits of wine. This Read More

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Seeing Your Dentist Regularly

We’ve all been told that we should see our dentist regularly. But there are many people who ignore this advice and think they should see their dentist only when they have a problem. But there are many important reasons why you shouldn’t wait until there’s a problem to see your dentist. Here are three benefits Read More

Gum Disease Treatment Lowers Blood Pressure Better Than Drugs

As a holistic dentist, Dr. Nancy Nehawandian understands how closely oral health is linked to overall health. Now a new study reaffirms the most important of these links: the link between oral health and heart health. This new study shows that gum disease treatment can be a significant contributor to lowering blood Read More

It May Be Oral Bacteria, Not Fatty Food, Clogging Your Arteries

A heart attack or stroke may seem like a sudden event, but it’s actually not. It the culmination of a slow-developing disease that includes several degenerative processes, such as clogging your arteries. Because fat makes up much of the material in arterial clogs, it was thought that having a high fat diet was the cause Read More

Gum Disease around Dental Implants Should Be Treated as Usual

Dental implants are the tooth replacement that is most like your natural teeth. They’re so much like your natural teeth that they are threatened by the same disease that most often leads to tooth loss: gum disease. Although there is some dispute about whether gum disease is the same when it affects Read More

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