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Why Good Oral Health Means Good Overall Health

Why Good Oral Health Means Good Overall Health   The desire to have a healthy mouth, teeth and gums is everyone’s goal. If you pursue good oral hygiene, you’ll more than likely prevent having bad breath, tooth decay, or any form of gum disease for the rest of your life.  

Which Comes First — Brushing or Flossing?
Which Comes First — Brushing or Flossing?

Which Comes First — Brushing or Flossing? It’s time to puzzle this out because people are always wondering about which comes first: brushing or flossing. Many say that brushing before flossing is the proper way of cleaning the teeth, while others argue that flossing before brushing makes the teeth healthier. Truth is, either way is…

Dental Hygiene Tips for Seniors Having Dental Complications
Dental Hygiene Tips for Seniors Having Dental Complications

It’s a universal truth that maintaining good oral health becomes extra challenging as you get older. We know that there are several common oral health problems that come with aging, so this is possible even through a lifetime of good oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist. Seniors are most likely to encounter dental…

Affordable Ways to Fix Your Smile
4 Affordable Ways to Fix Your Smile and Boost Your Confidence

Two things will happen when you smile in front of the mirror: 1) you will either get a boost of confidence, or 2) you won’t. How your smile looks affects how you perceive yourself and how people feel about you. According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), about 74% of people believe that…

How to Ease Your Child's Dental Anxiety
How to Ease Your Child’s Dental Anxiety

It’s extremely normal for your child to get anxious before their dental appointment, especially if it’s their first time. But for non-first-timers, their previous experience is what triggers the anxiety. Either way, there are several things you can do to help ease your child’s fears at dental appointments:  

How Fluoride Protects Your Smile
How Fluoride Protects Your Smile

It’s easy to smile when you’re confident in your oral health and your teeth look like sparkly pearls. That’s why you maintain proper oral care, right? Having healthy teeth boosts your confidence and keeps your smile healthy for years to come. Treating your teeth with fluoride should be an integral part of your oral health care…

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What Are Dental Crowns And Tooth Bridges?

What Are Dental Crowns And Tooth Bridges?   A dental crown is used to cover a damaged tooth. It does not only strengthen, but it also aims to align and improve the shape of the tooth. You can choose your desired color and the material to be used for the “capping.”  You can also place…

How Is Diabetes Related to Oral Health?
How Is Diabetes Related To Oral Health?

In the past ten years, oral health experts experts have tried to identify the relationship between diabetes and oral health, particularly to periodontal or gum disease. This is because periodontal disease is the sixth leading complication of diabetes. Patients with diabetes are more likely to develop gum disease and may have severe gum infection and…

Bruxism (Teeth Grinding): Prevention and Treatment

Bruxism (Teeth Grinding): Prevention and Treatment Bruxism is when you grind your teeth without being fully aware that you are doing it. Some people with bruxism grind their teeth while asleep and this condition is called “nocturnal bruxism” or “sleep-related bruxism.” There are others who do it when they are tensed or nervous. Read more…

Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It
Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It

Bad breath can bring down a person’s self-esteem; you would definitely feel embarrassed if the person you’re talking to covers their nose while you speak. If you are someone who is suffering from this, read out blog to learn the causes of what breath and what you can do about it.  Bad breath is primarily caused…