Month: June 2014

Dental Quiz

How do you think Americans rate with their dental care? It seems like in a highly developed country like the U.S. people would tend to their dental care significantly better than other countries. However, there are definitely differences on our own soil. See how up-to-date you are with dental care facts by taking your Encinitas,… Read more »

Implant Quiz

If you think dental implants are a recent discovery, think again. Dental implants date back to 600 A.D. and the Mayan civilization. You may wonder how they were performed. What tools were used?  Take your Encinitas, CA, periodontist, Dr. Ann Kania’s true or false quiz below to find out.

Teens And Gum Disease

Do you think the reason your grandparents lost their teeth was because of old age? Not true. Gum disease is the first and foremost reason people lose their teeth. Here is something else you might not know. Teens can develop gum disease. Because it takes time for gum disease to develop most people don’t show… Read more »

Are Your Gums And Heart Linked?

One of every two adults over the age of thirty in the U.S. has periodontal disease according to a new study. There has been a myriad of research establishing a link between periodontal disease and heart disease. This does not bode well for American adults. The largest study known to date to assess periodontal disease… Read more »