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Can diabetes cause gum disease?

My dentist says that I am in the beginning stages of gum disease and that I need more frequent deep cleanings. I brush and floss at least twice a day, so I don’t understand why or how this is happening. My sister has diabetes and she said that she read that diabetes can contribute to… Read More

Dr. Slovan Elected to Wounded Nature – Working Veterans Board of Directors

Dr. Jared Slovan was elected to serve a three-year term on the Wounded Nature – Working Veterans’ board of directors. This non-profit organization uses houseboats that move up and down the East Coast to clean up beaches, visit military bases, and attend port festivals. Through their efforts, Wounded Nature – Working Veterans educates the public… Read More

Is it okay to brush my porcelain veneers with Sonicare?

Hello. I got porcelain veneers three weeks ago and I love them. I am thinking about getting a Sonicare toothbrush, but I am not sure if it would dull or damage the veneers. I asked my dentist about it, and she said that there is no problem with using Sonicare, but in doing some online… Read More