Staten Island Cosmetic Dentist - Dr. Joseph Mormino

Blog

Health News- Preventive Dental Care

Article Title: Many Americans Dont Receive Preventive Dental Care




Article Source: http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/news/20131218/many-americans-dont-receive-preventive-dental-care-survey



Article Review:

Through this health news article, preventive dental care access is discussed. A study reported that in 2008, between 23 to 43 percent of Americans did not receive preventive dental care. In addition, from the study, it was found that smokers are less likely to seek preventive dental care.

 

This information is important because it illustrates that many Americans are not getting the necessary preventative dental care that they need to ensure that tooth decay and periodontal disease are kept at


Health News Article- Common Dental Issues

Article Title: 10 Common Dental Problems and How to Avoid Them


Article Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/03/14/dental-problems-common_n_834935.html?utm_hp_ref=dental-health#s252884&title=Gum_Disease

Article Review:

Through this health news article, common dental problems are discussed that affect many of our patients. Some of the most common dental problems include:

  • Bad Breath- halitosis or bad breath is usually caused by layers of bacteria on the tongue. These bacteria can lead to a foul-smelling odor.



  • Gum Disease- bad oral hygiene, smoking, and genetic susceptibility can lead to gum disease, and the disease can place individuals at greater risk for h