Monthly Archives: September 2014

NEWSTUDY RECOMMENDS DRASTIC REDUCTION OF “FREE” SUGAR IN DIET

Tweet NEW STUDY RECOMMENDS DRASTIC REDUCTION OF “FREE” SUGAR IN DIET Researchers from University College London, in a study involving dozens of countries from around the globe, discovered that even small amounts of “free” sugar in the diet dramatically promotes … Continue reading

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PERIODONTAL DISEASE: SIXTH MOST COMMON DISEASE IN THE WORLD

Tweet   SEVERE PERIODONTAL DISEASE: SIXTH MOST COMMON DISEASE IN THE WORLD The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published a paper titled “Global Burden of Periodontitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Regression.” The research by lead investigator … Continue reading

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A WALK IN THE PARK (sort of)

Tweet WILDLIFE IN THE CORRALES BOSQUE IN SEPTEMBER The wildlife was rife in the Corrales Bosque this morning. I rarely get a good shot at a Summer Tanager, so I was very happy to spot one that wasn’t obscured by … Continue reading

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WOMEN AND OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA

Tweet WOMEN AND OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA Because of the historically much higher incidence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) among men, early reports published in major journals tended to discount the  possibility of OSA among women. This led to a focus … Continue reading

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PIT AND FISSURE SEALANTS REDUCE DECAY

Tweet   PIT AND FISSURE SEALANTS TO REDUCE DECAY When I started practicing dentistry in the sixties, about one in four of the children I saw under twelve years of age were missing permanent molars because of decay, and it … Continue reading

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OIL PULLING AND OTHER DENTAL HOME REMEDIES

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OZONE NANO-BUBBLE WATER—POTENTIAL TREATMENT FOR PERIODONTITIS

Tweet OZONE NANO-BUBBLE WATER—POTENTIAL TREATMENT FOR PERIODONTITIS Ozone nano-bubble water (NBW3), a powerful new antiseptic solution, has been shown in laboratory trials to have profound damaging effects on some of the major  pathogens that cause periodontal disease. The study was … Continue reading

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INTERDENTAL BRUSHING INSTRUCTIONS AND YOUTUBE VIDEO

Tweet   INTERDENTAL BRUSHING INSTRUCTIONS AND YOUTUBE VIDEO  A very large number of our adult patients at Clark Family Dental have periodontal disease. Besides surgical and non-surgical treatment methods, we also give lots of instruction in tooth brushing techniques. There … Continue reading

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CLARK FAMILY DENTAL OFFICE RENOVATION

Tweet CLARK FAMILY DENTAL OFFICE RENOVATION Leslie and all her helpers have spent lots of hours painting, rearranging, and upgrading in the office.  Also about two dozen of Dr. Clark’s photos of landscapes and critters from the Corrales Bosque that … Continue reading

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MAYO CLINIC ON SLEEP APNEA RISK FACTORS

Tweet MAYO CLINIC ON SLEEP APNEA RISK FACTORS At the Clark Family Dental website at clarkdds.com, we have posted blogs that have mentioned that Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can cause high blood pressure, strokes, heart attacks, diabetes, and psychological problems, … Continue reading

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