Month: July 2012

Feeling Stressed? Take Time to Relax for Your Dental Health

Did you know that stress can play a role in your dental health? Stress can contribute to conditions like bruxism, TMJ disorder, and high blood pressure can increase your risk of gum disease. Here are some tips from Dr. Ann Kania, our Encinitas periodontist, so that you can prevent stress from harming your oral health…. Read more »

Periodontist Explains Why Brushing Alone Is Not Enough to Prevent Gum Disease

When it comes to preventive oral care brushing and flossing are major components for keeping gum disease at bay. The American Dental Association recommends brushing at least twice daily with a soft bristled toothbrush and flossing every night. This will disrupt colonies of plaque that build up along the gum line that contribute to periodontal… Read more »

Our Periodontist’s Patients Have Something to Say

Choosing a dental professional can be daunting. There are several factors to consider that you will not be able to discern until you are in the dental chair. One way to know more about your possible personal experience with our Encinitas periodontist, Dr. Kania is to read reviews from our previous patients. Our patient testimonials… Read more »

Periodontal Disease Quiz from San Diego Periodontist

Encinitas periodontist, Dr. Ann Kania challenges you to a quiz, testing your knowledge of gum disease. See how much you know about the symptoms of periodontal disease, treatments for gum disease, and other periodontal facts. You can check your answers by clicking “Read More”. Q1. What is another name for the beginning stages of gum… Read more »