Category: Healthy People Dental
Celebrate National Smile Month
Good oral health can have so many wonderful life-changing benefits. From greater self-confidence to better luck in careers and relationships, a healthy smile can truly transform your visual appearance, the positivity of your mindset, as well as improving the health of not only your mouth but your body too. As part of National Smile Month, […]READ MORE
Women’s Oral Health. And Overall Health
The Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health states that good oral health is essential to good general health. And specifically for women, a growing body of research has linked gum disease to a variety of healthy problems that affect women. Because gum disease is a bacterial infection, it can enter the bloodstream and may be […]READ MORE
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
When it comes to identifying potential warning signs of oral cancer, dentists are often the first ones to notice any abnormalities. Oral cancer screenings are performed during your normal six month dental checkup, which is just another in the long list of reasons to see your dentist regularly. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, in […]READ MORE
With Age Comes Wisdom. Wisdom Teeth
Your mouth goes through many changes in your lifetime. One major dental milestone that usually takes place between the ages of 17 and 21 is the appearance of your third molars. Historically, these teeth have been called wisdom teeth because they come through at a more mature age. ROOM TO GROW? When they come […]READ MORE
Is Your Family Sharing Too Much?
Toothbrushes harbor hidden germs during cold and flu seasons. Studies show that toothbrushes can become heavily contaminated with oral microorganisms because most families store toothbrushes in a common storage space, allowing opportunistic infections such as periodontal disease and the common cold to move from one person to another. GO UNDERCOVER Your best defense is to […]READ MORE
Healthy Gums, Healthy Heart?
There’s no question that regular brushing, flossing and dental checkups can keep your mouth healthy. But if you fall short on your hygiene routine, can gum disease actually cause heart disease? Claiming around 610,000 lives each year, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of both men and women in the U.S. Did you know […]READ MORE
Diabetes and Oral Health Problems
Is There an Association Between Gum Disease and Diabetes? For the nearly 30 million Americans who have diabetes, many may be surprised to learn about an unexpected complication associated with this condition. Research shows that there is an increased prevalence of gum disease among those with diabetes, adding serious gum disease to the list of […]READ MORE
Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. Here are 10 ways you can help your children stay MouthHealthy during Halloween and […]READ MORE
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