1. How Do Medications Affect Oral Health?

    Medications, both, prescription medications and over-the-counter medications can affect your oral health in multiple ways. Many of us are unaware about the effects of medications on teeth and gums. Today, nearly all people aged 50 and above take one or more prescription drugs on a daily basis. There is also a growing trend where people are becoming regular in use of antacids, pain killers and anti…Read More

  2. Are You a Busy Professional or a Full Time Mom? How to Take Care of Your Oral Health When You’re Constantly Busy

    Being on your toes all day at work or home takes a toll on your overall physical, mental and emotional health. As a professional, you may be caught up everything including commute which involves driving long distances in traffic or being at work long hours during which you do not get time to eat on time. Another set of people who suffer are those doing night shifts and those who travel a lot for w…Read More

  3. Which Is Better – Root Canal Or An Extraction?

    So, you go in with tooth pain and your dentist gives you the news you always dread about – “I can’t save that one, you have to get it extracted.” Although both procedures can be painful, an extraction is more invasive and is an oral surgery that an oral surgeon performs while a root canal procedure is less invasive, and your regular dentist or endodontist can also perform this procedur…Read More

  4. How To Care For A Dental Emergency?

    Dental emergencies can be painful and complicated. Although dental emergencies are mostly not life threatening, they can be accompanied by broken tooth or teeth, pain, loss of blood and the fear of loosing one or more teeth. Dental emergencies can be handled in different ways, depending on the type of emergency situation you are in. In almost all situations, it is important to try to get to your d…Read More

  5. Link Between Oral Health & Heart Health

    It is said that there is a big relationship between heart health and oral health. Research has shown that people with who have had a lot of dental problems end up having some type of heart condition later in life. So, what is the connection between your teeth and gums and your heart? The bloodstream is what connects your oral health to your cardiovascular health. Blood passes on all the nutrients …Read More

  6. Best Foods for Teeth & Gum Health

    Today, rather than looking for healthy food options just for losing weight, try to eat and drink better in order to maintain a good overall health. Most of us want to use food as medicine and many of us suffer from a variety of conditions such as digestive, weight, hormonal, pain and many other complicated conditions. Health professionals and dentists always tell us to eat well for dental health b…Read More

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    7 Oral Health Issues Common In Seniors

    Dry Mouth Dry mouth is a common issue in Seniors. Whether it occurs at night or during the day, dry mouth can be frustrating and uncomfortable. But when it comes to your oral health, dry mouth is more than just an annoyance it’s a serious issues. Saliva is responsible for coating the teeth to protect them against damage, neutralizing acids, and washing away bad bacteria and bits of leftover food…Read More

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    Chipped Tooth – What You Need to Know

    A chipped tooth occurs when some outside force causes the enamel of the tooth, the tough outer covering of your teeth, to break.  The result is a jagged tooth surface that is sharp, sensitive, not aesthetically pleasing. The most common causes of chipped teeth include, biting down on hard substances like candy or ice, falls or car accidents, injuries from contact sports, and teeth grinding. Do I …Read More

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    10 Remedies for Bad Breath

    Bad breath, also called halitosis, is an embarrassing condition that can cause suffers to avoid social events or close interactions with others. Bad breath can stem from a variety of reasons including bad dental hygiene or smelly foods. Thankfully, most causes of bad breath can remedied fairly easily so check out our tips to managing bad breath below. Bad breath can also be a sign of a more seriou…Read More