4 Things You Need to Know About Your Dental Exams
While you understand the importance of having your teeth cleaned every six months, did you know that the dental exam performed by your dentist is an important step to maintaining exceptional oral health? Four Things You May Not Realize Occur During Your Dental Exam X-rays Reviewed – If x-rays are called for at your appointment, […]
Common Oral Health Concerns for Seniors
People of all ages don’t usually consciously think about their oral health until something happens that results in needed care. You brush and floss every day; and visit your dentist regularly. But as you approach your “golden years”, you may be faced with dental issues you never worried about before. Common Oral Health Concerns As […]
Get a Good Start on Your New Year’s Resolution to Maintain Oral Health
Although beginning any new period of time or season seems like a good opportunity to make resolutions to do something better, the start of a new year is a perfect time. Especially when your goal is a positive one that can allow you to reap many benefits. And it’s easy to do – five minutes […]
Steps to Prevent Common Dental Emergencies
Accidents happen … it’s a part of life. In the event you may require emergency dental care, being prepared is essential for the most successful outcome. The best place to start is with your emergency dentist. Proactive vs. Reactive Regular dental visits should commence starting around twelve months of age. Healthy teeth and gums are […]
5 Reasons You Can’t Afford to Neglect Your Oral Health
Are you visiting your dentist regularly for checkups and cleanings? If not, you could be putting your oral health at risk. Neglecting oral health care increases the chances of developing problematic conditions. Following are five good reasons not to neglect your oral health. Increased Incidence of Tooth Decay It’s statistically proven that people who neglect […]
A Healthy Mouth is a Gateway to a Healthy Body
Even though they are treated by different medical professionals, it is important that the mouth and body provide support to each other. Research has proven that oral health is directly correlated to overall health so it would stand to reason that maintaining a healthy mouth is most certainly a gateway to a healthy body. While […]
Are you prepared for a dental emergency?
The best way to deal with any emergency is to be prepared for it. A dental problem is not something easily planned for; but how you react to a broken tooth, a swollen jaw, bleeding due to trauma, and tooth pain can make the difference between an easily resolved situation and one that results in […]
Does Nutrition Play a Role in Maintaining Healthy Teeth?
There is no shortage of reasons to eat healthy. Everyone knows that our bodies require nutrient-dense food to perform optimally. Moreover, much of the same advice a person would take to keep his or her weight healthy applies to keeping teeth and gums healthy. For instance, keeping track of our sugar intake is just as […]
Do I really need to pay attention to my tongue?
Your tongue can tell a lot about your oral health. Your dentist will take a good look at it during your twice yearly dental exam. But you should also be looking at it regularly to help determine if you’re suffering from one of the many conditions your tongue can reveal. The condition of your tongue […]
How pregnancy affects your oral health
Pregnancy has a tremendous effect on the entire body, and the mouth is no exception. Often, during pregnancy, the body and the immune system seem to function at an ultra-sensitive level, reacting unpredictably to normal situations. The body’s response to the signs and symptoms of pregnancy can have a direct effect on the oral health. […]