Oral Health

Oral health tips and preventative care.

The Harmful Effects of Bad Oral Health

the harmful effects of bad oral health

If you’re looking for ways to improve the health of your entire body, open your mouth and say “ahhhhhh.” Medical research has shown that individuals with gum disease have an increased risk of other health issues, such as heart disease…

The Physiology Behind Tooth Decay

Tooth Cavity Close Up

While you might have a basic understanding of tooth decay, there’s likely much about the topic you don’t yet know. A deeper understanding of your oral health allows you to know when you have a problem that is likely to…

Surprising Reasons Why You Should Smile More

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Unless something particularly funny or enjoyable is going on, you may not be inclined to smile that often. Plenty of research has been done in the area, and it turns out there are numerous benefits to smiling more frequently. If…

The Importance of Regular Dental Exams

the importance of regular dental exams

Do you actually go to the dentist twice as year, as many dental professional recommend? If not, you should really be scheduling routine dental exams often. There are numerous benefits, and you are putting your oral health at risk by…

Teaching Children About Oral Health

You have to care about your teeth

Oral hygiene is important for people of all ages. Young children, in particular, can benefit from good oral health habits. Setting good habits with your children can improve their overall health and prevent oral problems like cavities and gingivitis, so…

How to Find a Good Pediatric Dentist

how to find a good pediatric dentist

Finding your child a dentist is something like hiring a lawyer – you don’t want to just pick one at random. That being said, it is recommended that kids see their first dentist when either their first tooth grows in…

How Athletes Can Keep Teeth Safe

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Everyone should practice good dental hygiene, but athletes face a very unique risk. Depending on the exact sport you play, your jaw or face may be at risk of experiencing injury where your teeth could break or become dislodged entirely,…

2016 Goals for Your Teeth

2016 goals for your teeth

There are many worthwhile resolutions to set for the New Year, but if you have always set a goal to be healthier there is something you should know: good dental health can help with your overall health. You will thank…