How Gum Disease Can Hurt Your Organs

Would you brush your teeth more carefully if you knew it would protect you from heart disease? Would you floss more closely if you knew that it would shield you from kidney failure? Believe it or not, there is evidence that gum disease affects the rest of your body outside... Read more »

Top Signs That You Could Have Gum Disease

Depending upon your age, you may be suffering from a type of gum disease. Generally, it affects adults that are 30 years of age or older. No one is immune to its damaging effects. Also called periodontal disease, gum disease happens when plaque deposits build up around the tissues of... Read more »

Are You Stressed? Here’s How Your Oral Health Can Be Affected

The holiday season can bring jolly and cheer for many, but it can also bring stress for others. Unfortunately, stress can affect the smile and oral health. This is why our dentist, Dr. Robert Horowitz, strongly encourages you to keep your smile in mind this holiday season so you can... Read more »

Caring for Gum Disease

What's the best way to deal with gum disease? Answer: foil it. While there are many ways to treat gum disease, doing all you can to thwart it is the greatest course of action. (And our office can work with even the direst forms of gum disease.) Here are a... Read more »

Oral Infection Prevention Tips

Just as Robert A. Horowitz, DDS, and dentists everywhere take action against oral infection in our clinics, there are things you can do at home to prevent contracting oral infections. Beyond the basics of brushing and flossing, here are some tips to consider putting into practice: Wash Your Hands: Since... Read more »

Invisalign® Is an Effective Way for Adults to Correct Minor Alignment Problems with The Teeth

Properly aligned teeth don’t just provide you with an attractive smile. Uncorrected deviations in the orientation of your teeth can cause gradual complications with multiple teeth in your dentition. In time it could even cause chips, dental fractures and dental attrition problems with one or more teeth in your bite... Read more »

A Periodontist Profession

Would you like to learn about the periodontist’s profession? Well, Dr. Robert Horowitz and our expert team at Robert A. Horowitz, DDS are happy to tell you about it! To summarize, a periodontist is a dentist who has received extra training in order to treat periodontal disease. They may also... Read more »

Periodontics 101

What is a periodontist, exactly? A periodontist like Dr. Robert Horowitz is a dentist who has had extra training so as to treat periodontal disease. They may also install dental implants, treat gum inflammation, and perform cosmetic periodontal procedures. Periodontists complete three years of education in addition to dental school... Read more »

The Integral Relationship Between Oral Health and Overall Physical Health

We live in a world where most things are vulnerable to the effects of other things. The same pattern follows for various parts of your body. The degree to which you care for your oral health affects the general health of your body, and vice versa. Here are some examples:... Read more »

Can Your Oral Health Be Improved With Gum Disease Treatment?

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, is a serious yet often-found infection of the gums that can lead to tooth loss. In its preliminary stages, gum disease can exist as gingivitis, often with very little signs of any damage even occurring. Spotting gum disease early on is essential... Read more »