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The link between oral health and heart disease


It’s no secret that your oral health is linked to your overall wellness, but did you know research now shows there is a connection between oral health and heart disease? According to studies, advanced gum disease can increase your risk of developing heart disease. Here’s what you should know about the connection, and how you

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Your oral health during pregnancy


Dental health plays an important part in your overall wellness, and hormonal changes during pregnancy can have an impact on your teeth and gums. Here’s what you can expect Can morning sickness affect my oral health? For many women, morning sickness is a big part of pregnancy, and can have some unfortunate effects on day-to-day

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Good oral health affects overall wellness


Research shows that poor oral health can affect the rest of the body, so for the sake of your overall well-being, it’s essential that you stick to a healthy regime and go for dental check-ups regularly. Here’s what you need to know about taking care of your teeth and gums… What is gum disease? Gum

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How Myofunctional Therapy Works


Many children struggle with crowded teeth and incorrect jaw alignment: but did you know that these problems are often caused by poor oral habits that begin early in life? The good news is that early treatment is usually very helpful in preventing the development of more serious issues. While traditional orthodontic treatments produce some effective

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5 Dental Health Tips for Back to School


The team at Elite Dental of Staten Island have put together some simple tips to keep your child’s teeth healthy and bright throughout the school year The ski jackets and hot cocoa have been traded in for uniforms and books as your little ones head back to school. This year will be filled with the

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Why is good dental care so important?


Did you know our oral health gives us clues about the health of our entire body? Issues in your mouth can often affect the health of the rest of your body Your mouth, like many areas of your body, is teeming with bacteria. In low numbers, these bacteria are generally harmless, but when they start

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Children, Airway Development and Myofunctional Orthodontics


Did you know crowded or crooked teeth, a crossbite, underbite or overbite are the signs of an underlying development issue? Once thought to be genetics, the way a child’s jaw fits together is more a result of external influences and airway development issues. Why is proper airway development so important? Regular oxygen interruptions can have

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ATT: Has your child’s airway development been assessed?


Dr. Acker and his team pride themselves on continued education to better serve patients oral health and total wellness. Our team spent this past weekend learning about airway management with Pediatric Dentist Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, who has international prominence in this field. Airway management is an evolving field in dentistry and a subject we want

The links between your oral health and heart disease


No longer is a trip to the dentist simply about filling a cavity; it’s now well known that your dentist can play an integral role in keeping your entire body healthy. In fact, a study undertaken by the Academy of General Dentistry found that about 90% of systematic diseases will produce symptoms and signs in

The window to your health


Poor oral health has been linked to several general health chronic illnesses, including pneumonia, prostate cancer, stroke, heart disease, problem pregnancy, diabetes, and breast cancer. Regular visits to your dentist can do more than keep your smile attractive – they can you’re your dentist a lot about your overall health, including whether or not you

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In honor of Children's Dental Health Month, we're hosting an exciting event about myofunctional therapy, and how your child's breathing could affect their health for the rest of their life. This event will take place at our office on Monday February 26 from 4.30pm
Thanks to environmental changes, children are now being born, and growing up to adulthood with malformed airways and jaws.
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Thanks to environmental changes, children are now being born, and growing up to adulthood with malformed airways and jaws.
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Get more information about myofunctional therapy
for your child
Learn how you can help your child!
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