Tag: Tag Archives: Oral Health

Oral health is exactly what it sounds like.  The health of your mouth.  Good oral health can help you achieve good overall health as well.   See your dentist on a regular basis to keep that smile in tip top shape.


Oral Health and Bullying: How Dentists Can Spot Verbal Abuse

August 23rd, 2017 by
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If you follow our blogs about oral health, you know that 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. […]


Sedation Dentistry for Kids: Should You Worry?

August 10th, 2017 by

Children rarely need general anesthesia. However, if they are unusually aggressive or in need of treatment for more than just a few teeth, your dentist may use it. Nevertheless, parents and caregivers are often skeptical about the safety of sedation […]


Dentists Delivering Dentures in Only Two Days

August 4th, 2017 by

Every year, Remote Area Medical holds a free medical clinic in Wise County, Virginia that serves about 2,000 patients over the course of three days. Among the many services available is dentistry, thanks to the approximately 450 volunteers who make […]


Demi Moore Shines Spotlight on Stress and Oral Health

August 2nd, 2017 by

A startling revelation from a Hollywood actor highlights one of the most prevalent causes of oral health problems: stress. Demi Moore appeared on “The Tonight Show” in June to chat with host Jimmy Fallon about her new film, “Rough Night.” […]


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. The fact is, it’s hard to have a healthy body if oral health concerns are ignored. For example, when oral infections spread throughout the body, they […]


How Dentists are Learning Empathy

July 26th, 2017 by

No matter the time of the year, a Google search of “oral health news” or “latest dental news” usually reveals countless stories about free dental clinics, free care for vets, or dentists who volunteer to help those in need. Among […]


Spa-Like Touches Help Dental Patients to Relax

July 21st, 2017 by

Patients who are wary of the dentist may be able to relax at last. More and more dental practices around the US now offer the type of treatment you’d see in a spa. Oscar Suarez, 29, admits he used to […]


Oral Health and Pot Use Concerns

July 19th, 2017 by
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The effect of pot or 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 […]


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. […]


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 […]