Posts Tagged ‘ Oral Health ’

Can Kissing Improve Your Oral Health

If you like to kiss, you may be happy to know that a recent study shows that it could improve your oral health and your overall health in general. Kissing can make the immune system stronger by introducing the body to a small dose of a virus over time and helping it build immunity. It… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 8 2016

How Home Dental Care Can Help Seniors

Many seniors struggle with making it to their appointments and as a result, do not get the proper medical care or dental care they need and deserve. Home dental care can help. For elderly people who no longer drive or have transportation to and from their dental appointments, home dental care can come to them.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2015

Tips For Dealing With A Dry Mouth

Are you tired of constantly dealing with a dry mouth? Not only can a dry mouth be frustrating, it can also be a sign of oral and health problems. Many medications and conditions can cause a dry mouth and while some cases can be improved with special toothpastes or mouthwashes, others can be harder to… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 1 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

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

Tooth Brushing: Have You Been Doing It Wrong?

Most people start brushing their teeth as toddlers and catch on to the concept pretty quickly. If your teeth are clean and healthy, you probably assume you are doing it the right way. But could you really be doing it wrong? Is there even a wrong way to brush your teeth? Dentists say there is… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 27 2015

Plant Chemicals May Fight Tooth Decay

Brushing and good oral hygiene are the best way to prevent tooth decay, but a new study shows that a chemical found in plants could also help. The chemical occurs naturally in plants and could stop harmful bacteria from infecting teeth and causing tooth decay.  The chemical may also prevent the buildup of plaque. The chemical is called trans-chalcone and… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 21 2015

Dental Camera Can Enhance Dental Care

Ever wished there was a way to make your dental exam easier and faster? You aren’t alone, your dentist feels the same way. A new dental camera could make that happen. IRIS HD from Digital Doc is a small camera that looks like a pen. The dentist puts the camera inside the patient’s mouth and moves… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 21 2015

Hair Disorders Linked To Dental Caries

Hair and teeth may seem very different, but they are made up of the same things.  A recent study found that their similar makeup links them to each other and that people with certain hair disorders are more likely to have dental caries as well. The study found that epithelial keratins are expressed in murine… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 19 2015

Today’s Dentist can Help You more than You Think

Dentistry has changed a lot in recent years. Dentists no longer solely focus on your oral health. Today’s dentist now has the ability to diagnose dangerous health problems and give your self confidence a boost.

  • Posted on: May 19 2015