Category Archives: dental care

  1. You Are What You Eat

    When it comes to the health of your mouth, you really are what you eat. We know that candy, soda, and other sugary sweets are harmful and can cause tooth decay and cavities. One of the first areas to decline when you aren’t eating the healthiest diet is your teeth and oral health. Continue reading to learn some healthy, delicious snack and drink ideas and how they can not only benefit your body, but your mouth as well.

  2. No One Likes To Talk About It

    No one likes to talk about it, but halitosis, or bad breath, is a common problem that many people face. This embarrassing situation is caused by the sulfur compound produced by the bacteria in small particles of food left after meals or snacks and after long periods of inactivity, like a night’s sleep. Occasional bad breath is usually temporary and can be eliminated or controlled with regular brushing, flossing, and mouthwash. If bad breath continues even when you try these methods to fight it, however, it could be a sign of a bigger problem.

  3. Diabetes And Oral Health

    Diabetes affects more than 34 million Americans each year, which is about 10% of the United States population. It is a chronic condition that comes in two forms: Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 is a condition in which little to no insulin is produced in the pancreas. Type 2 occurs when the body is insulin resistant, causing abnormal blood sugar levels.

  4. These Symptoms Can Be Easy To Miss

    Patients sometimes ask us why we recommend they come in twice a year for a cleaning and checkup. We love this question because it gives us an opportunity to remind you how important it is to maintain your oral health. Bacteria in the mouth can harm your teeth and gums without you even knowing it. Read on to learn more.