How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

How often do you go to the dentist? Are you on a regular schedule or do you only go when you have a dental issue? Some people wait until they have a toothache or cracked tooth before they make a dental appointment. Others go for routine appointments according to their dentist’s recommendations. How often should you go to the dentist? …

The Link Between Oral Health and COVID-19

One of the reasons routine dental care is so important is because oral health and overall health are closely linked. Taking care of your teeth and gums benefits your entire body, not just your mouth—it can decrease systemic inflammation, prevent infection, and even lower blood sugar levels for patients with diabetes. As more research is published on COVID-19, we’re also …

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How Diet Affects Your Dental Health

When it comes to your dental health, you probably know that certain foods, like sugar, are bad for your teeth. But there are many other foods, drinks, and eating habits that could have a negative impact on the health of your teeth and mouth.  Learn the ways your diet might be damaging your teeth and how to make healthy changes …

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Grinding Teeth? Here’s What You Should Know

There are a lot of people that grind their teeth. It is called Bruxism and there is a separate form of it for doing while awake or asleep. If you have bruxism in any form, then you are risking long-term problems with your teeth. While a few people never experience a problem because of it, tooth damage is a constant …

Auto Immune Diseases: Effects on Dental Health

Autoimmune Disease: Effects on Your Dental Health

Autoimmune diseases can affect your entire body, including your mouth. Your dental health can suffer if you have an autoimmune disease and you don’t take special care of your dental health. There are several diseases that directly affect your teeth and gums. Here is a look at autoimmune diseases that affect your dental health. An autoimmune disease is a disease …

Chronic Bad Breath? You May Need to Visit the Dentist

Chronic Bad Breath? You May Need to Visit the Dentist

Also known as halitosis, bad breath is common but embarrassing. Some cases, such as “morning breath,” are short lived and easily relieved. Other cases, though, can become chronic. If you have bad breath that does not respond to brushing, flossing, or mouthwash, see your dentist right away. Chronic bad breath can be due to many factors, but only an expert …Read more …

Dental Health and Hear disease

The Link Between Dental Health and Heart Disease

More than 80 percent of Americans are living with some form of gum disease, which often goes unnoticed and untreated. Yet an increasing body of research shows that oral health has a tremendous impact on overall physical health. In fact, there is now evidence of a strong link between dental health and heart disease. Here is what you must know.
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