Bacteria in Brains Suggest Alzheimer’s-Gum Disease Link

Article from Bloomberg July 29, 2013 Bacteria linked to gum disease traveled to the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease, suggesting that dental hygiene plays a role in the development of the memory-robbing illness, British researchers said. Signs of the bacterium, known as Porphyromonas gingivalis, were found in four out of 10 samples of brain…

Empire State Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Recent Conference

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Dr. Ira Handschuh acting with the other board members seen below at a sold out conference featuring Mr Steve Anderson one of cosmetic dentistry’s hottest lecturers. Over 200 doctors attended this conference that Dr. Handschuh was instrumental in organizing.The ESACD has become one of the most recognized and highly regarded cosmetic dental affiliate organizations in…

Bleachorexia: When Teeth Are Never White Enough

Written by COURTNEY HUTCHISON, ABC News Medical Unit The American obsession with dental hygiene has taken an ironic turn over the past decade. In an attempt to have the bright, white, healthy-looking smile of the stars, many consumers are bleaching their teeth into oblivion. Dentists call this addiction to whitening “bleachorexia,” calling the overbleachers “bleach…

Dr Handschuh’s patient to have Bravo Network show

Congrat’s to my patient Jene Luciani who had more than 200 people (myself included!!!) come out for the event which celebrated the e – reader version of her book, THE BRA BOOK. The party was filmed by bravo network for a new show that will air sometime this coming summer.