Are You Making These Mistakes With Your Teeth? Brushing your teeth should be a seemingly simple part of your daily routine. But, if while you are brushing you are doing any of these things then you could be causing more harm to your teeth than help. Multitasking while brushing Are you one of those people … Continue reading 4 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Teeth
It’s common knowledge that smoking affects your oral health, but let’s not forget about smoking’s destructive counterpart…smokeless chewing tobacco. For those of you unfamiliar with smokeless tobacco, snuff is a fine grain tobacco that a user places in their mouth between their lips and gums. As saliva generates the user, instead of swallowing, spits out … Continue reading Don’t underestimate Smokeless Tobacco
Your smile is your best chance at making a great first impression. It’s the first thing people see, and it can be the key to opening a conversation, making a new friend, or even brightening someone’s day. So, if oral health issues are keeping your smile hidden, it’s time to do something about it! Here … Continue reading 4 common oral health problems and how to avoid them!
At first it may seem that heartburn has nothing to do with your teeth. After all, the burning sensation is in your chest, not your mouth. But repeated instances of heartburn can actually cause erosion and staining of the teeth. When your stomach produces a large amount of acid in order to digest a hard-to-digest … Continue reading How Heartburn Can Ruin Your Teeth
Root canals are one of the most common dental procedures in the United States. Annually, approximately 15 million are conducted. If you do the math, that’s around 41,000 a day! Despite their status as a mainstay in dentistry, as well as the best way to save a tooth, root canals can occasionally have adverse effect … Continue reading Could 3D Printing Be the Future of Root Canals?
You may not realize it, but your mouth is probably trying to tell you something pretty serious after you turn thirty. Past the age of thirty you have a fifty percent chance of suffering from some form of gum disease. If you are experiencing chronic bad breath, bleeding gums while brushing, bleeding or sore gums … Continue reading What is Your Mouth Trying to Tell You?
If you’re between 40-60 years old, you have unique concerns with regards to your oral health. Here’s what you should be paying attention to. 1. Gum Disease Gingivitis is the first and only stage of gum disease that is reversible. If not treated properly, gingivitis can develop into periodontitis—a serious, destructive disease. Some people with … Continue reading Oral Health Tips for Those Aged 40-60
When it comes to flossing, it’s not exactly the easiest thing to add organically to your routine. Sure, we are all told from childhood that flossing daily is crucial to oral health and preventing cavities/gum disease, and this is one hundred percent true. But in reality, how many of us truly floss at least once … Continue reading Floss without Floss
Having osteoporosis can affect more than just your bones. The treatment for osteoporosis as well as the disease itself can harm your oral health. If you suffer from osteoporosis, then it is important to let your doctor know about any medications that you may take. Many osteoporosis medicines (called antiresorptive agents) strive to strengthen bones, … Continue reading Osteoporosis & Dental Health
The cooler months are upon us, and along with them come dry, cracked, bleeding skin. In addition to keeping a tube of lotion or lip balm next to you at all times, you may want to read up on Angular Cheilitis, a condition that may be causing the corners of your mouth to be cracked, … Continue reading Angular Cheilitis & What it Means for Your Dental Health