When it comes to having a beautiful and healthy smile, it takes active participation and a willingness to make your oral health a priority. Beautiful smiles do not just happen, yet millions of Americans treat their oral health as if they do. Flossing daily and brushing at least twice a day are both essential for […]
Make Dental Visits a Priority
What do the following have in common? Cardiovascular disease Kidney failure Respiratory infection Autoimmune disease Diabetes Dementia Pregnancy complications and loss Believe it or not, all of these serious health conditions can be directly affected by your oral health.
Gum Disease and Pregnancy
Pregnancy is a time in life where dramatic changes occur over a short amount of time. While nine months often feels like a long time to wait to meet a new baby that you have been anticipating, nine months is truly a short amount of time for a new life to be conceived, developed, and […]
Do you know what all of the below are linked to? • Aggressive brushing • Tooth sensitivity • Improper oral hygiene • Gum disease • Crooked teeth Gum recession is a more serious oral health concern than most people give it credit for. The gum tissues inside the mouth play a huge role in stabilizing […]
Does Chewing Gum Really Prevent Cavities?
Chewing gum has been around for thousands of years. People have chewed gum to freshen their breath, to break bad habits, to lose weight, or simply to enjoy its flavor. Another lesser known reason why people chew gum is because they have read in an advertisement that chewing gum can help prevent cavities. To many […]
Smoking: A Real Drag on Your Oral Health
The detrimental damages of smoking are no secret to most of the world. Smokers, as well as those who use any type of tobacco, are more likely to be affected by a myriad of diseases and a negatively impacted quality of life. Years and countless medical studies have revealed the direct links between tobacco use […]