Diabetes & oral Health.
Understand the connection and how to break the cycle. [ Read More » ]
Floss Your Way To A Healthier Mouth.
Everyone knows it’s important to brush twice a day for good oral health. But while brushing removes plaque from your teeth, it’s not enough. For a truly healthy mouth you need to floss, too. Why? Because it removes plaque from between teeth and below the gum line where periodontal (gum) disease often begins. [ Read More » ]
What's good For Your Gums, Can Be Good For Your Heart.
Did you know that people with gum disease may be at increased risk for heart disease? And inflammatory substances (the natural response your body has to infection) can build up in the blood stream, making heart disease worse. [ Read More » ]
Avoid Stress And Its Impact On Your Oral Health.
Many people are aware of the physical and emotional symptoms commonly caused by stress. Like headaches and stomachaches. Or depression and anxiety. But did you know that stress can also affect your oral health? [ Read More » ]
Fear Less. Smile More. Overcome Dental Anxiety.
For some people, a visit to the dentist can be scary. Between 9% and 20% of Americans avoid going to the dentist because of anxiety or fear. But the good news is you can work with your dentist to make your visit easier. [ Read More » ]
Maintain Your Oral Health In The Wake Of A Disaster.
Good oral care is important. Even during life’s more unpredictable times, such as natural disasters. When living in an evacuation center or during a water shortage, it may be hard to keep your mouth clean. The bacteria in your mouth could adversely affect the rest of your body. [ Read More » ]
Healthy Smile, Healthy Baby.
During pregnancy, it’s important to remember your oral health. Because a healthy mouth helps your baby’s health too. [ Read More » ]
Give Childhood Obesity And Tooth Decay A One-Two Punch.
Obesity and tooth decay are of equal concern for children today. Obesity is defined as [ Read More » ]
A Healthy Smile Is A Manly Smile.
Do you know what one of the most common factors associated with infrequent dental checkups is? Simply being male. It’s true. In fact... [ Read More » ]