Posts Tagged ‘Oral Health’
Poor Oral Health Linked To Liver Cancer?
Liver cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the cells of your liver. Our liver is an organ that is about the size of a football. Your liver is located in the upper right portion of your abdomen. Your liver sits just beneath your diaphragm and above your stomach. Liver cancer is…Read More
Antibiotics And Dental Infections
Dental Infections (also referred to as an abscess) generally develops as a result of untreated tooth decay and poor oral hygiene. However, a dental infection can also develop from other reasons previous dental work or traumatic injury. When a dental infection begins to develop, a pocket of pus forms in the mouth as a result of an overwhelming…Read More
General Health Linked To Dental Health?
Most people do not realize that our dental health and our general health are inherently linked. Below is a discussion of the various links to be aware of to maintain your health. Oral Health = Overall Health? Just like most areas of the body, your mouth is full of various bacteria — most are just…Read More
Tips To Care For Your Dental Implants
Dental implants are routinely used throughout dentistry and have become mainstream for many patients. In the past, patients were presented other options…go without a tooth or teeth, wear a removable denture, or have a cementable bridge made.Dental implants have allowed for a great additional option which does not cut down existing teeth, and is strong and…Read More
Smile Safe Foods At Thanksgiving
At Thanksgiving we have a lot to be thankful for…great family and friends to share the holiday with, good health, and good food. Our Thanksgiving traditions center around a bountiful, hearty meal. This Thanksgiving we will all sit down to a bountiful feast but did you know not only can it be delicious but also healthy for your teeth…Read More
Top Reasons To Say Yes To Dental Implants
Dental implants have revolutionized dentistry and patient’s lives for almost 60 years. In the early days of dentistry, patients with lost teeth had limited options that came with drawbacks. Dental implants have given patients the ability to restore a natural looking and comfortable feeling smile. Implants can replace single teeth, multiple teeth, or your full dentition…Read More
Vitamins And Minerals For A Bright Smile
Many people often overlook the need to “feed” our smiles to keep them bright and healthy. Feeding our smiles is just like feeding our bodies. If we eat poorly, our general and dental health will break down over time. Just like our bodies, our teeth need certain essential vitamins and minerals to stay as…Read More
Essential Vitamins And Minerals For A Healthy Smile
Many people often overlook the need to “feed” our smiles to keep them healthy. Feeding our smiles is just like feeding our bodies. If we eat poorly, our general and dental health will deteriorate over time. Just like our bodies, our teeth need certain essential vitamins and minerals to stay as healthy as possible. Below…Read More
Is Holiday Snacking Harmful To Your Dental Health?
As we are in the middle of the Holiday season there are lots of tempting treats to pick on. Most are okay in moderation but some are likely to create problems for your dental health. Issues that could be created include tooth decay and even fractured teeth. Below are a listing of some to be careful of: 1. Popcorn. An…Read More
Are You Following The Rules For Flossing?
Let’s be honest, most people do not floss regularly even though they know they should. Flossing is an integral part of any dental hygiene program. Brushing alone is not able to remove the bacteria and food debris that builds up between and around our teeth. Proper flossing can help prevent not only tooth decay but…Read More