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


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. Dental plans usually rank second only to medical insurance. But with all the dental plans […]


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. Some avoid the dentist because they are nervous about […]


Treating Sensitive Teeth

August 24th, 2016 by

If you’re have recurring or sudden sharp pain when drinking hot beverages or eating frozen treats, or while brushing and flossing, then sensitive teeth may be to blame. Tooth pain can occur for many different reasons, and some are easier to […]


5 Reasons Why You Need Dental Insurance

May 2nd, 2016 by

Regular dental care is essential to overall health. In fact, a healthy mouth is often a good sign of a healthy body. Dental insurance can help your teeth and gums — and more — healthy for life. 1. Dental Insurance […]


Six Industries That Require Healthy Teeth

April 22nd, 2016 by

Smiling has been a way of communicating since history was first documented. Healthy teeth may help a person do anything from make a sale to make a friend. Smiling with confidence is important to most people for a variety of reasons. […]


How Each Tooth Affects Your Life Story

March 23rd, 2016 by

Your teeth go beyond your oral health. Your mouth is the window to your entire body’s condition. It shows signs of nutritional deficiencies and other problems. When your mouth has issues, you may face high risks of developing heart disease, […]


Brushing and Flossing: What Happens

February 5th, 2016 by

Do you want to keep your teeth? If so, brushing and flossing need to become habitual. Why? Because if you don’t embrace brushing and flossing, you could have unpleasant and painful consequences like bleeding gums and rotting teeth. You may […]


A Brief History of Dentistry

January 20th, 2016 by

In modern times, most people take care of their teeth by brushing them and using dental floss. Some rinse with mouthwash and use an insurance plan to visit their dentists, but humans didn’t always practice such a high level of […]