Posts Tagged ‘ Dentist ’

National Children’s Dental Health Month – Time To Avoid Sugar

“Sugar Wars” is the theme of the 2016 National Children’s Dental Health Month. Dental professionals everywhere are encouraging children and their parents to stop consuming so much sugar. Sugar consumption can cause tooth decay and many children consume too much on a daily basis.

  • Posted on: Feb 17 2016

Bacteria Lurks In Surgical Equipment

When you have a dental procedure one of the biggest risks associated with a procedure is infection. Bacterial infections can cause  lot of problems and make it harder for your to heal or cause complications. A new study found that all surgical equipment contains bacteria so when you have dental surgery, you are being exposed… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 16 2016

Can Saliva Show A Risk For Cancer?

Your dentist can tell a lot about your health, and not just your oral health. There are things you dentist can tell by inspected your teeth and gums and can tell him if you are suffering from any diseases or at risk for them. Saliva can be tested for cancer cells and could be a… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2016

Dentist Creates Hit Children’s Book

Katrina Deas, a dentist in South Carolina has written a children’s book that teaches children the important of dental health. The book has caught on and is popular among children of all ages. Based on stories about her son, the book is out just in time for Children’s Dental Health Month. Read the full article… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 11 2016

Sleeping With Your Mouth Open Is Bad For Your Teeth

There are many things that dentists claim are bad for your teeth, but who knew sleeping with your mouth open is one of them? Dentists claim that sleeping with your mouth open is as bad for your teeth as drinking a fizzy drink right before bed and could cause tooth decay and other problems. Read… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 10 2016

Bad Dental Habits That You Should Change Now

If you want to take the best possible care of your teeth, there are many things you need to do. There are also several thing you should not do. Many bad habits can cause tooth decay and gum disease. The sooner you stop these habits, the better off your teeth and gums will be. Smoking… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 29 2016

What Does Soda Do To Children’s Teeth?

Soda is not good for teeth but many people ignore the dental and health risks and continue to drink it.  Soda can ruin teeth especially in children but yet many parents still allow them to consume it. The effects of soda may not always be obvious or soon, but overtime it can cause decay and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 28 2016

Are Your Habits Hurting Your Teeth?

There are many things you can do on a regular basis that can help you protect your teeth and prevent tooth decay. There are also many thing you do that could harm your teeth. Could your bad habits be causing your tooth decay? There are many things you do every day that could be hurting… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 28 2016

Electronic Currents Could Replace Needles at Dental Offices

If you have a fear of needles or the dentist, you are in luck. Many dental offices are trading in their needles for electronic currents. The currents help numb the patient’s mouth just as a shot would but are painless.  These electronic currents are new for many dentists, but could become more common. If you… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 25 2016

Can Chewing Gum Help Fight Tooth Decay?

Tooth decay is a common problem for many children and adults. While regular brushing and proper dental hygiene can fight cavities and decay, there may be other options as well. Chewing certain types of gum an also keep teeth clean and prevent tooth decay.  Any type of sugar free gum can clean the teeth and… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 25 2016