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


Presidents Day – Leaders with Wary and Winning Smiles

February 21st, 2017 by

Has your presidential vote ever been affected by a candidate’s smile? Often, we judge leaders by their appearance, especially their teeth. We tend to base our assumptions of intelligence, personality, success, and health on their dentition. In honor of Presidents Day, […]


Valentine’s Day – All Smiles

February 14th, 2017 by

A Bright and Healthy Smile for Valentine’s Day If you have a big date for Valentine’s Day, it’s natural to feel nervous. Whether it’s your first date after years on your own or a special anniversary for you and your […]


National Toothache Day

February 9th, 2017 by

National Toothache Day is Something to Smile About Following a solid oral hygiene routine and taking preventative measures will keep your mouth looking and feeling its best. It will help you avoid the need for uncomfortable and time consuming trips […]


Water Picks Versus Flossing

February 2nd, 2017 by

If you suffer from gingivitis, tooth decay, or simply want to prevent dental problems from occurring later, you might be looking for new ways to improve your oral health. The American Dental Association recommends using floss to remove plaque from […]


Oral Health: What Does It Encompass?

January 13th, 2017 by

The Wide World of Oral Health We often think of oral health as being synonymous with dental health, but our mouth consists of much more than teeth; we have the gums, tongue, and jaw to worry about as well. If you […]


How A Mouth Guard Protects Teeth

December 13th, 2016 by

Boxing and mixed martial arts are fun sports that provide a lot of enjoyment to the participants and spectators. But if you engage in one of these sports, it’s vital you take the proper steps to protect yourself from unneeded risks […]


Does A Turkey Have Teeth? Why Turkey Day?

November 23rd, 2016 by

Turkeys are certainly attractive birds, but they don’t have teeth. In fact, virtually all birds lack pearly whites. That tidbit begs the question: How do turkeys eat? Fowl Digestion When it’s mealtime, a turkey’s beak scoops up some delicious blades […]


Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

October 25th, 2016 by

You’ve probably already heard that you should go to the dentist regularly to maintain good oral health. A reliable rule of thumb is to go twice per year. However, you may not have been told about the full benefits of […]


Dental Plan Basics: Knowing Which Plan to Choose

October 4th, 2016 by

Which Dental Plan Do You Need? For most consumers in the United States, dental insurance is an integral part of a well-balanced health care plan, usually ranking second only to medical insurance. But with all the dental plans that are […]


Ways to Avoid a Painful Visit to the Dentist

September 13th, 2016 by

If you are like many people, a visit to the dentist is one of the most painful and stressful appointments that you endure, and you have to go twice a year. Whether it is being nervous about the possibility of […]