April 28, 2014 : 2:36 pm
Dry mouth does not rank very high on the list of items people worry about, but when it comes to dental health, dry mouth can considerably contribute to dental health problems.
What causes dry mouth?
Dry mouth, known as xerostamia, occurs when there is not enough saliva being produced to keep the mouth wet. You’ve […]
April 7, 2014 : 2:25 pm
Many people only think about visiting a dentist’s office when there’s a problem, but this approach can mean more expenses, more trouble and possibly more uncomfortable treatments in the long run. While the idea of seeing the dentist is unpleasant for lots of people, it’s a good idea to get used to the thought of […]
March 24, 2014 : 2:40 pm
You make every effort to take the best care of your kids – you watch their diet, make sure they get exercise, and take them to the doctor for checkups – but what about their teeth? Many parents are under the impression that dental care isn’t as important for children as it is for adults, […]
February 11, 2014 : 2:30 pm
Taking care of your mouth can be a challenge, especially when it comes to figuring out what’s best for you- everyone’s different, and the approach that works for one person might not be ideal for the next. However, there are a few key things that people with healthy teeth almost always have in common. Ask […]
January 13, 2014 : 2:18 pm
Keeping white, healthy teeth is a great way to give yourself a confidence boost. When you know your teeth look great, you’re not afraid to flash a big smile – and smiling has benefits that go beyond looks. Here are a few tips for maintaining white teeth.
You’re probably aware of all the […]
November 28, 2013 : 2:20 pm
Many people assume that sports and energy drinks are a healthier alternative to soda, and these drinks are especially popular among teens and young adults. However, sports drinks are often unnecessary and can be downright harmful to your dental health; energy drinks have even more potential for negative effects throughout the body. Learn why water […]
October 22, 2013 : 2:26 pm
Halloween is supposed to be scary, but that doesn’t mean it should be for your teeth. Before you buy a few bags of candy for the neighborhood monsters, take a minute to consider what’s best for the health of their teeth. The info will help with your own dental care, too- a survey reveals that […]
September 23, 2013 : 3:10 pm
These days, it seems like everyone’s stressed out about one thing or another. You probably know that chronic stress has some serious negative health effects. You may not realize, however, how much your anxiety affects your oral health. It’s connected to your full body health in many ways, so let’s look at ways that stress […]
August 26, 2013 : 2:18 pm
The “apple a day” adage isn’t enough to protect your teeth from all that your diet can throw at them. There’s also more to oral care than avoiding sugar and candy. Keeping your teeth healthy comes from an entire diet that focuses on not only avoiding harmful foods, but also eating enough of the right […]
July 8, 2013 : 2:29 pm
Many people think good dental care just means brushing and flossing daily, but there’s a good bit more to it than that. The proper balance of vitamins and nutrients is crucial to keeping your teeth and gums as healthy as they can be.