Month: May 2012

Encinitas Periodontist Takes Personal Approach to Dental Care

Dr. Ann Kania believes that the most important part of treating her patients is educating them about their own oral wellbeing and what they must do in their everyday lives to maintain their healthy and vibrant smiles. Dr. Kania received her dental degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and completed her residency in… Read more »

San Diego Periodontist Explains how Diabetes affects Oral Health

Did you know that over 25 million people in the United States are diagnosed with diabetes? Even more startling is the fact that roughly 80 million people have symptoms of prediabetes. Patients with diabetes are instructed to test their blood glucose levels, be very mindful of what they eat, and exercise frequently. While these actions… Read more »

Encinitas Periodontist Discusses the Incidence of Gum Disease in Women

Did you know that women typically take better care of their oral health than men? Even though women, on average, floss and brush their teeth more thoroughly than men, women have a higher rate of gum (periodontal) disease. You have probably noticed how often we have talked about the health of your mouth affecting your… Read more »

Encinitas Periodontist Discusses Dental Phobias and Anxiety Disorders

Did you know that May is Mental Health Month? Your Encinitas periodontist, Dr. Ann Kania raises awareness for mental health by discussing the impact of dental phobias and anxiety disorders on patients and their oral health. Information on Anxiety Disorders Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. Some estimates indicate… Read more »