Archive for October, 2013

Daily Tips for Good Oral Hygiene

Bacteria can live in your mouth in the form of plaque, causing cavities and gingivitis, which can lead to periodontal (gum) disease. In order to keep your mouth clean, you must practice good oral hygiene every day. (read more)

Things Your Dentist Wants to Tell You

For some reason—maybe it’s the loud drills or uncomfortable mouth contortions—a visit to the dentist isn’t considered to be the most pleasant way to spend an afternoon. But if you think it’s all fun and games for your doctor, think again. There are plenty of things that you’re doing—or not doing—that aren’t exactly making your

Eight tips to help kids overcome their fear of the dentist

Taking kids to the dentist is necessary to keep their teeth healthy and promote excellent oral hygiene habits. But from a child’s point of view, a trip to the dentist can be a scary event — lying on a chair in an unfamiliar room filled with unfamiliar noises and objects, all while a stranger is

Oral health: A window to your overall health

Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health — or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Understand the intimate connection between oral health and overall health and what you can do to protect yourself. (read more)

Health Tip: Managing With Sensitive Teeth

(HealthDay News) — Sensitive teeth can make drinking your morning coffee or eating an ice cream cone a painful experience. The American Dental Association’s website suggests how to manage sensitive teeth: Brush with a desensitizing toothpaste. Get a fluoride gel treatment at your dentist’s office. Have the dentist apply a crown, inlay or bonding


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