Posts Tagged ‘ oral hygiene ’

Paying For Dental Care Without Insurance

Dental can be expensive and if you are not fortunate enough to have dental insurance, it can be even more costly. Many people without dental insurance avoid going to the dentist because they can’t afford it.  Nobody should have to go without dental care. There are ways to make dental care affordable even if you… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 20 2015

Tooth Decay: Did Sugar Industry Behave Like The Tobacco Industry?

How much sugar do you consume during an average day? You are likely aware of that spoonful you sprinkle over your cereal or the packet you stir into your coffee, but how about the sugar in the various foods and drinks you consume all day? Whether you know it or not, you are likely consuming… Read More »

  • Posted on: May 18 2015

Electric Toothbrushes: Are They for You?

Are you still using a traditional toothbrush but looking for a way to get your teeth cleaner? An electric toothbrush may be the right option for you. Dentists often recommend electric toothbrushes to children, the elderly or anyone who has a hard time using their hands and reaching all of their teeth. Electric toothbrushes can… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 24 2015

Soft Drinks and Poor Oral Health – What You can do

With the proliferation of hundreds of choices of sodas, many Americans reach for their favorite flavor when they’re thirsty. Soda is everywhere you go, restaurants, fast foods, supermarkets and the temptation is great over the use of water and more and more children prefer the sweetness of soda and are drinking it in place of… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 19 2015

Your Oral Health and Your General Health

Your oral hygiene routine—which includes your at-home dental care in addition to your regular checkups and teeth-cleanings—has a direct impact on your overall health. Good dental health can help prevent systemic health problems, and your regular dental exams provide an opportunity for the early diagnosis and treatment of oral health issues that can affect your… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 24 2015

Four Health Problems That Can Be Discovered in the Dental Chair

There is a great connection between your mouth and your health. That’s why regular dental check-ups are so important. A visit to the dentist can often reveal any overall health concerns such as heart problems, bone disease, or even dementia. Routine visits can also help prevent problems before they begin. (The American Heart Association found… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 24 2015