Archive for April, 2016

Safe And Effective Infant Oral Care

As seen on It’s crucial that you have the right information early on when it comes to infant oral care. Even though your child’s first teeth are temporary, they are still susceptible to decay and infection, and mothers can actually transfer damaging bacteria to their infants, according to the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Mouth Healthy site.

What is Good Oral Hygiene? 

Good oral hygiene results in a mouth that looks and smells healthy. This means: Your teeth are clean and free of debris Gums are pink and do not hurt or bleed when you brush or floss Bad breath is not a constant problem If your gums do hurt or bleed while brushing or flossing, or you

Is Seniors’ Dental Health Tied to Mental Health?

Declines in one seem to mirror declines in the other, but cause-and-effect isn’t clear, study says. There seems to be a link between poor oral health and age-related mental decline, researchers say. However, the researchers emphasized there is not enough evidence to prove a direct link between oral health and thinking (“cognitive”) abilities. In a new report,

Start early with kids’ dental health

KIDS’ HEALTH Set aside all the unappealing things you’ve likely witnessed going into your child’s mouth. The business of brushing and flossing on a regular basis is reason enough to get an early jump on teaching oral health skills and making regular trips to the dentist. Q: At what age should kids start visiting the


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