The Mouth & Heart Connection

Cardiovascular Disease is a class of disease that affects the heart and/or blood vessels, and includes high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, stroke and heart failure. Studies have shown that there is a link between cardiovascular disease and periodontal (gum) disease.The various forms of gum disease, such as gingivitis (gum inflammation) and periodontitis (bone loss […]

Do you grind or clench your teeth when you’re sleeping or stressed?

Excessive clenching or grinding of the teeth will often lead to future problems for the teeth, jaws and mouth. Many people may be unaware that they are clenching or grinding their teeth, as it often occurs during sleeping hours. Teeth grinding can be caused by a variety of factors: Stress Anxiety Sleep Disorders An abnormal […]

Welcome, Dr. Maureen Porter!

As you may already know, we’ve recently welcomed a new member to our incredible Skyline Dental Team. We’re thrilled to have Dr. Maureen Porter join our practice as a general dentist! Dr. Maureen attended Marquette University School of Dentistry where she met her husband, Dr. Zack Porter. After graduating, she pursued advanced training at the […]