Category: Oral Health

The value of oral health is hard to overrate. Heck, it even gets its own month! These posts will help you learn what you can do to keep your mouth, teeth, and gums healthy for life. Topics include the following, and more:

– Oral health and overall health
– Preventive dentistry guidelines, habits, and education
– Oral health during pregnancy

Oral Health and School Performance

August 29th, 2018 by

There have been a number of improvements in oral health over the last 100 years. However, oral health in America is still a major issue. Today, researchers are working to improve the situation. The topic of oral health and school […]

The Oral Health Effect

June 20th, 2018 by

Confidence. We all know about the importance of self-confidence. It can help support our personal relationships. It can lead to career achievements. And it is a key ingredient in attaining success. Without it, however, great things seldom happen. But where […]

Action for Dental Health Act of 2017

May 30th, 2018 by

When representatives work together, their efforts rarely make the headlines. Therefore, you may have missed the fact that, earlier this year, they did just that. How? In a show of bipartisan support, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Action […]

Poor Oral Health and Physical Frailty

February 28th, 2018 by

The number of older adults in the US is dramatically increasing. This is also true of other developed countries. A recent study sheds light on the influence poor oral health has on physical frailty in older adults. Older adults’ health […]

Dental Inequality in America

February 21st, 2018 by

In this blog, we’ve often looked at the ways oral health and overall health go hand in hand. However, the effects go beyond physical well-being. Doing without dental care can also have economic effects. So, in this post we’ll look […]

How Dark Chocolate Affects Our Oral Health

February 14th, 2018 by
Basic dental care

Most people know that sugary sweets can be bad for teeth. However, dentists are rethinking their advice when it comes to chocolate. It turns out, chocolate may not be so hard on teeth, after all. Dark chocolate, that is. Why […]

How Dental Health Affects Your Heart

January 10th, 2018 by

In earlier blogs, we’ve seen the ways that oral health affects overall health. In this post, we will look more closely at how dental health affects your heart. Research proves there are many health risks related to poor oral health. […]

Can dental problems cause health problems?

December 22nd, 2017 by

Many people ask, “Can dental problems cause health problems?” That’s a fair question. The simple answer is, “Yes.” But you might be surprised at just how closely related the two truly are. A large amount of evidence shows the risks […]

Middle-Aged Oral Health

December 7th, 2017 by

Studies of oral health roll out on an irregular basis. Some look at the entire population, such as the work reported by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Others look more closely at specific groups. One recent study looked at […]

Top Dental News 2017

December 1st, 2017 by

There are many great stories we could include in a list titled “top dental news 2017.” Researchers have made many inspiring discoveries this year. Many people have provided deeper insights into the fields of oral health and dentistry over the […]