Bryan T. Osterday, DDS is from Cincinnati, OH.  He attended Miami University and The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He spent 14 years in private practice and is now the Professional Liaison Consultant within the Professional Oral Health division of Procter & Gamble.  In this role, he helps to oversee professional development within the […]

These days, when you walk into your local grocery or drug store and take a stroll down the dental care aisle, it seems like half…

Is that a loose teeth? Maybe a bump in your mouth that has been there for awhile.  Here are the parts of your mouth that…

With February being National Children’s Dental Health Month—as sponsored by The American Dental Association—it’s a great time to talk about our children’s teeth. Dental care…

10/16/15 – Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Dr. Catrise Austin about the importance of oral health and what you can do to improve your dental health today! For more information about Austin, visit here. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Beauties, I bet you had no idea that keeping your chompers healthy involves more than brushing, flossing and staying away from red wine and/or coffee…

  For iPhone:   Roland Martin talks to Dr. Hazel Glasper, a Dentist out of the DMV area to discuss oral health in celebration of Dr. Day on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. “Dentistry is a branch of medicine. We are Doctor’s. There is a direct connection between your oral health and overall health,” Glasper […]

How well do you brush your teeth? Do you… Use soft bristle tooth brush (and change it at least every 3 months or when bristles go haywire) Use a toothpaste with fluoride Brush your teeth twice a day, one of those being prior to bed Brush all teeth surfaces (even the ones you can’t see) […]

Dr. Edward Chappelle is the president of the National Dental Association. Dr. Chappelle is presently practicing general dentistry in Bowie, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C., with an emphasis in cosmetic dentistry. He served as president of the Robert T. Freeman Dental Society, Washington, D.C.   Dr. Chappelle has served in numerous leadership roles for the […]

ORAL HEALTH AFFECTS TOTAL HEALTH Your body can’t be healthy unless your mouth is healthy. In fact, dental care is medically necessary. Previous research linked gum disease with diabetes, low birth weight babies, and heart disease. Current research shows that gum disease may have even more of an impact on overall health than previously thought. […]

Recent studies suggest possible links between periodontal infections and heart disease. Researchers have reported that the most common strain of bacteria found in plaque can cause blood clots that induce heart attacks when they escape into the bloodstream. To explain the relationship between the heart and periodontal infections, some experts hypothesize that bacteria present in […]