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How Stress Might Be Hurting Your Teeth

How Stress Might Be Hurting Your Teeth

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

We all know that stress can take a toll on our overall health. Chronically stressed people can develop anxiety disorders, sleeping disorders, and stress can even go as far as heightened blood pressure, risk of stroke, heart attack and heart disease. In fact, stress is very bad for your health. But what toll does stress […]

What’s the Link Between Gum Disease and Your Prostate?

What’s the Link Between Gum Disease and Your Prostate?

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Every year more than 3 million men suffer from prostatitis. Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate that can cause pain, difficulty urinating, and even flu-like symptoms. While this is a fairly common disease, what isn’t as commonly known about it, is that prostatitis and gum disease are linked. One study found that men who […]

Oral Concerns of Older Adults

Oral Concerns of Older Adults

Posted on Jun 12, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

As we age, our overall health, as well as our oral health, changes. As we get older, it is important to maintain a healthy diet so that we continue to get all the vitamins and minerals we need for our overall health, and our oral health. Older adults, however, face certain challenges as they age […]

When is the Best Time to Floss?

When is the Best Time to Floss?

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

To floss before or after brushing, a question that even dentists debate over. Whatever your style – flosser, string, AirFloss – you have heard that flossing is one of the best things you can do to maintain healthy teeth. Thankfully, we have passed the question of why you should floss and have moved on to […]

Hormones and Oral Health: The Difference Between Men and Women

Hormones and Oral Health: The Difference Between Men and Women

Posted on Jun 3, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

When it comes to oral health, the risks faced by men and women are not the same. Hormonal fluctuations cause women to be uniquely susceptible to gum disease in at least four stages of life. Even when all else remains unchanged, you or a women you know may be confused by heightened vulnerability to certain […]

Don’t chew on this: The hazards of ice are crystal clear

Posted on May 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Ever have a bad habit that you just can’t break? Chewing on ice may be a habit that can break your teeth. Before you start crunching on the last bits of cubes left in your glass, or reaching for ice chips to busy your mouth, there are a few things you should know: 1. Teeth […]

How To Choose Your Dentist

Posted on May 20, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Are you choosing your dentist the right way? Websites such as Amazon and Expedia.com have trained us to be price analysts in our search for the perfect product. We expect to be able to use filters to instantly find the most bang for our buck – a process that works for purchasing shoes, air travel, […]

5 Ways Your Genes Affect Your Oral Health

Posted on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Scientists for the most part have identified what causes cavities but studies show that there are some genetic risk factors that could make people more at risk for cavities. 1. Genetic sweet tooth– Scientists have found a gene variant that’s associated with sweetness preference. If someone is genetically wired to prefer sweet things they are […]

Chew On This!

Posted on May 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Let’s Talk Bites: Smaller Bites for Optimal Health Our parents always told us to take small bites and take time chewing our food, but in our fast paced lives we often forget about this sound advice as we wolf down meals in a hurry. Hopefully by understanding what damage this is causing we can take […]

Dental Health Tips For Vegetarians

Posted on Apr 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Dentist Should Advise Vegetarians on Good Oral Health We all have different prerogatives when it comes to our food choices. And nowadays, it seems like we all know someone who is becoming a vegetarian. Some of us choose this lifestyle but do we ever see any consequences associated with it? In terms of dental health, […]