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World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day November 2016

We here at Tung Brush & Gel take diabetes very seriously. Diabetes can wreak havoc with one’s health and have debilitating consequences if left untreated. World Diabetes Day is a day to raise much needed awareness for this condition. First launched in 1991 by the World Health Organization and the International Diabetes Federation, World Diabetes […]

Symptoms of Gum Disease

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), it is believed that one of every two Americans over age 30 have periodontal disease. Yikes! (It gets worse with age: 70% of Americans over 65 are believed to have the disease). What is Periodontal Disease? The American Academy of Periodontology defines periodontal disease—commonly called gum disease—as a […]

Emotional Stress and Periodontal Disease

Emotional Stress and Periodontal Disease

Getting emotionally anxious and crying may ruin more than your mascara! According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), emotional anxiety could affect your dental health. The AGD reports there’s a link between stress and dental health—stress is known to compromise the immune system, which fights against the bacteria that causes periodontal disease, making a […]