The sooner you start teaching dental hygiene to your children, the sooner they will develop positive habits that will stick with them for a lifetime. Plus, you can help prevent oral health problems that affect children more commonly and consequentially than they do adults. Unfortunately, as most parents know, getting little ones to brush and […]
There are lots of factors that keep people from visiting the dentist as often as they should. But the one we hear about most often is that patients are worried about the pain of the process. Even though dentistry has made great strides to increase comfort for patients, traditional methods can still cause some discomfort, […]
The affect of diabetes on your overall health is more consequential than many people realize. Problems with diet and circulation are well known, but did you realize that diabetes can also degrade your oral health? If you or someone you love is working to manage diabetes, it is important that you understand how the condition […]
Fear of going to the dentist remains common. In fact, between 9% and 20% of Americans avoid going to the dentist because of anxiety or fear (wedbmd.com). Many of us have valid reasons for this fear. But when you put your dental visits on the backburner because of it, you are putting your oral and […]
Even if you’re meticulous about caring for your teeth, you may find these facts about oral health surprising. Discover just how exposed our gums and teeth are, and what you can do to help protect them now!
Making the mouth to heart connection. People with gum disease are almost twice as likely to have coronary artery disease, according to the American Academy of Periodontology (wedmd.com). In fact, one study found that common problems in the mouth, including gum disease, cavities, and missing teeth, predicted heart disease as well as cholesterol levels. So how […]
Eating healthy foods will help you maintain overall better health, no doubt. But recent studies are revealing that the connection between your teeth and overall health goes much deeper. You may be alarmed at some of the serious conditions that can relate back to your mouth.
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As a grown adult, you’ve mastered tooth brushing and gotten your daily routine down to a science. But what about your kids? Learn about how parents can help improve dental hygiene for children with a few tips and tricks!