Posts Tagged ‘ Dental Health ’

Professional Football Players Dental Health Affects Performance

Poor physical health can affect a football player’s performance on the field, but what about their dental health? A recent study shows that many professional football players have poor dental health and that it could be causing performance problems. “This study provides the most reliable evidence that oral health within professional football is poor, and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 4 2015

Could Tooth Fillings Be Linked To Behavior Issues?

Tooth fillings are pretty common and most people have their teeth filled without any problems. A new study shows that fillings that contain BPA may cause behavior problems.  More studies are needed to see if there is a direct link to the fillings and the behavior problems, but the researchers claim that there is evidence… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 24 2015

Tooth Fairy Visits Kids In Cambodia

The tooth fairy often visits children and takes their teeth while leaving them behind a coin or another treasure. Of course, the tooth fairy doesn’t visit every child and is more common in some cultures than others. Several undergraduate students from Charles Sturt University are visiting Cambodia and bringing a surprise to the children living… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 11 2015

How Food Can Affect Your Teeth And Bones

Most people relate eating healthy to being healthy and understand that certain foods are better than others. Did you know that some foods can have a direct impact on your teeth and bones? Certain foods can determine your bone structure, which can change the way you look and bring out certain features. Not surprisingly, foods… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 10 2015

How Dental Care Can Affect Your Family’s Overall Health

You already know dental care is important if you want your family members to have a beautiful and healthy smile that will last a lifetime, but did you know that dental care plays a big role in the overall health of your family? Dental problems that are not dealt with can lead to other health problems… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 9 2015

Not Brushing Your Teeth Could Lead To Dementia

You already know that not brushing your teeth can lead to bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease, but if those reasons aren’t enough to make you add brushing to your daily routine, a recent study shows that not brushing can also lead to dementia. The same bacteria that cause gum disease can also cause… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 2 2015

Why A Healthy Mouth Means A Healthy Body

Oral health is important, but a recent study shows that a healthy mouth has more benefits than just a white, sparkling smile. A healthy mouth is a sign of overall health and a dentist can tell a lot about your health just by checking your gums. Bacteria and infections in the mouth can easily spread… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 29 2015

The Benefits Of Sedation Dentistry

Not everyone agrees with the need for sedation in dentistry, but many dentists say it is beneficial and necessary. Sedation is often used when a procedure will be extensive or otherwise painful, but many dentists will also sedate children before performing a dental procedure to help make them more comfortable and to keep them still… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 29 2015

5 Ways To Whiten Teeth Naturally

Everyone knows the best way to get a white smile is to take care of your teeth and to have a dentist perform a professional whitening procedure. These procedures are safe and affective and usually last for several months. If you are looking for a way to keep your smile white in between visits to… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 29 2015

What Are Those Tiny Beads In Your Toothpaste?

Have you ever noticed those tiny, hard beads that are found in some types of toothpaste? Have you ever wondered what they are? The truth is, they are actually mircobeads and they are found in numerous types of personal care products. They are commonly used in exfoliates, but are also found in lotions, cosmetics and… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 28 2015