Big League Chew, Major League Damage

Well, the Giants did it again last night and won their third World Series in 5 years! And while the 2014 season is now all but history, baseball – maybe more than any other sport – basks in that history. As Lawrence Ritter once wrote, “The strongest thing that baseball has going for it today …

More Ways to Wreck Your Gums & Lose Your Teeth

If you want to wreck your gums and lose your teeth, smoking is a darn good way to do it. How strong is the association between tobacco use and gum disease? Although most studies report smoking to increase the risk of periodontal disease in the order of two- to six-fold, a study carried out in …