Archive for the ‘ Oral Health Is Overall Health ’ Category
3 Reasons Avocados Are Good For Your Smile
Avocados Are Good For You No, this isn’t another blog post to tout the tasty hipster take on toast, even though it is pretty good – especially with tomato! Since we’re celebrating #NationalAvocadoDay, we’re focusing on how good Avocados are, for you, and your smile. But is that really such a secret? According to this […]
4 Keys To Preventing Oral Cancer
“Approximately 53,000 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. 132 new people in the US EVERY DAY will be newly diagnosed with an oral cancer, and that one person EVERY HOUR OF THE DAY, 24/7/365 will die from it.” – Oral Cancer Foundation Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness […]
February Is National Gum Disease Awareness Month
February Is Gum Disease Awareness Month February is all about the gums! In addition to February being National Children’s Dental Health Month, National Weddings Month, Pet Dental Health Month, National Heart Month, National Embroidery Month…and a few dozen or so more commemorative causes. Let us not forget about Valentine’s Day either, it’s no wonder why […]
3 Types of Fish To Eat for A Healthy Smile
Eating Fish Is Good For Your Teeth & Gums Nothing can replace good ‘ol fashioned brushing & flossing for a healthy mouth, and nobody can take the place of your dentist for helping you fend off the cavity creeps. But did you know that eating fish can promote optimal oral health? In one study people with a […]
Is Vaping Safer Than Cigarettes?
Vaping Is Growing In Popularity In case you haven’t noticed those plumes of smoke emanating from the car in front of you, it seems like vaping is everywhere these days. Despite their recent popularity, vaping – and e-cigarettes – have been around for a while. What’s of particular concern to dentists, doctors, and other healthcare […]
Does Pregnancy Cause Tooth Loss?
Pregnancy and Tooth Loss Have you ever heard the old-wives tale, “gain a child, lose a tooth?” Every pregnant Mom knows how important it is to take care of themselves, but expecting Moms also need to understand the impact that pregnancy has on dental health. Hormonal changes that expecting Moms go through during pregnancy can […]
How To Self-Screen for Oral Cancer
Can You Screen Yourself for Oral Cancer? Self-screening for oral cancer can be done at home, in very little time. But that doesn’t mean we should skip our regular dental appointments, dentists do more than detect cavities. You’ll be screened for oral cancer when you go in for your next regular dental exam, but a regular at-home screening […]
6 Keys to Oral & Overall Health | World Oral Health Day 2018
World Oral Health Day – March 20, 2018 World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated globally every year on March 20th. It is organized by FDI World Dental Federation and is the largest global awareness campaign on oral health. We’d like to help share this year’s ‘Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health’ message for World […]
Got Heartburn? See How Acid-Reflux Affects Your Teeth
It seems like a good time of year to talk about how what we eat has an impact on not only our overall health, but our oral health as well. With the Holiday season in full swing, we thought it timely to talk some more about how oral health & overall health are connected. Sometimes […]
Should Your Dentist Screen for Diabetes?
Dentists Can Screen for Diabetes? In case you missed the July 2011 issue of the Journal of Dental Research, check out this post on how dentists can help diagnose diabetes. OK, you’re right – it’s not such a popular forum, but this news is… According to a recent study out of the Columbia University College […]