Lack of oral care can lead to life-threatening situations

Following trips to two different hospital emergency rooms, 24-year-old Geoffrey Slayden was raced by ambulance to Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) for surgery and a week of hospitalization, including several days in intensive care on a ventilator and feeding tube. The culprit: abscessed teeth. After treating an increasing number of patients with life-threatening infections that…

Your Smile Says Everything

A good oral health has so many benefits; a healthy smile not just gives a great self-confidence that helps you in careers and relationships but also transforms your visual appearance and improves the health of your mouth and your body too. Unfortunately, if you have diabetes, you are at higher risk for gum problems, besides…