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


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 […]


Oral Health and Bullying: How Dentists Can Spot Verbal Abuse

August 23rd, 2017 by
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If you follow our blog, then you know dentists can detect potentially serious conditions that affect your entire body simply by looking in your mouth. A new study suggests dentists may also be able to spot bullying. Bullying has grown […]


5 Reasons Healthy Smiles Lead to Success

August 12th, 2017 by

Did you know going to the dentist every six months could help you achieve your goals in life? Here are 5 reasons why people who go to the dentist routinely are more successful: 1. They’re More Confident Numerous studies have confirmed […]


Healthy Teeth, Healthy Body

July 28th, 2017 by
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There is much evidence to prove the risk that goes with poor oral health. Damage to overall health can happen quickly if oral health concerns are ignored. For example, when oral infections spread throughout the body, they can raise the […]


Oral Health and Pot Use Concerns

July 19th, 2017 by
oral health and pot use

The effect of marijuana on oral health is unclear due in large part to its status as a controlled substance. That alone has stalled much research on the plant’s uses for years. Science has shown that cigarettes cause a slew […]


5 Positive Oral Health Benefits

July 11th, 2017 by

The benefits of seeing your dentist every six months stretch far beyond simply having healthier, better-looking teeth. Oral health is directly connected to your overall wellbeing. Every time you make a dentist appointment, your chances of enjoying the future increase. […]


4 Most Overlooked Oral Health Problems

June 21st, 2017 by

A major reason dentists strongly recommend making appointments every 6 months is because many symptoms of oral health problems are hard to spot on your own. It’s not always as simple as, say, ongoing toothaches or teeth shifting out of […]


Breaking Down Every Exam Your Dentist Performs During A Check Up

June 14th, 2017 by
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A dental visit is usually pretty quick and therefore doesn’t seem particularly reliable to the average patient. Unless you have gum disease or another oral condition, each visit likely involves the exact same services, making you wonder whether or not […]


Depression and a Healthy Smile: Break the Cycle

May 11th, 2017 by

Depression is a hot topic in the modern world. Many people struggle with it, and many others are concerned about watching for the signs so they don’t miss something that could potentially save a loved one’s life. Along with life-threatening […]