Gum Disease Linked to Atrial Fibrillation

Gum Disease Linked to Atrial Fibrillation

Are patients who suffer from periodontitis – a severe form of gum disease – at a higher risk for atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation? As your Sonora, CA dentist continually highlights in our blog, the mouth/body connection is very real and could have a lasting impact on those with poor oral health. In the first population-based study… Continue Reading

Smoking Pot Increase Risk Of Gum Disease

Smoking Pot Increase Risk Of Gum Disease

Your Sonora, CA dentist, Dr. Berger understands that many patients have mixed feelings about the upcoming California ballot measure that would legalize marijuana. Whether the measure becomes law or not, it’s still a good idea to understand what marijuana usage could potentially mean to your long-term oral health. While not much was known about the… Continue Reading

Can Mouthwash Replace Flossing?

Can Mouthwash Replace Flossing?

When patients visit their local Sonora dental care provider, they want to know that they’re receiving the best oral care possible. At Sonora Dental, we believe that providing our patients with the best oral health care means also educating them on the daily hygiene habits they need to enjoy a lifetime of healthy teeth and… Continue Reading

Are Beards A Breeding Ground For Germs?

Are Beards A Breeding Ground For Germs?

As a cosmetic dentist in Sonora, Dr. Paul Berger remains committed to protecting patients’ health and appearance. By now, most patients should understand the risks associated with harmful oral bacteria that contribute to the development of gum disease and tooth decay. What might not be as well known, however, is the potential hidden dangers that… Continue Reading

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