Archive for February, 2017

Your Next Teeth Cleaning Could Protect You From Pneumonia

Aside from protecting your pearly whites, here’s more motivation to squeeze in that twice-a-year teeth cleaning: It could keep you from getting sick. A new study suggests that regular dental visits may protect against pneumonia by reducing levels of harmful bacteria in the mouth (ick). The study’s findings—based on the health records of more than 26,000 people nationwide—suggest that people who

Brushing Your Kid’s Teeth

It’s never too early to get children in the habit of good oral care. Of course, it’s up to parents to take the “first steps.” Finding new ways to model good dental habits and practice them with your kids is key. The sooner kids begin to take charge of their own teeth, the happier and

Potential Causes Of Toothaches: It’s Not Always A Cavity

No matter how conscientious you are about your oral care routine, at some point in your life you will probably experience the discomfort of a toothache. Though a cavity is the most likely culprit, it is only one of several possible causes of toothaches. Tooth Sensitivity If you are experiencing sharp pains when eating or

A Healthy Mouth Leads to a Healthy Heart

The knee bone may be connected to the hip bone, but did you know that the teeth are closely connected to the health of the heart?  Several studies have shown that diseases of the gums are associated with heart disease. While a cause-and-effect relationship has not yet been proven, research has indicated that periodontal disease

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