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How to Protect Your Gums

January 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Caring for your gums is an essential part of smart overall oral health. When it comes to proactive protection, a deep and direct gum treatment means less chance of gum disease developing. Brushing, flossing, eating right, and committing to regular dental checkups puts you on the path to a positive future in terms of oral health, but there is always more you can do to take the process to the next level. PerioProtect Is An Approach Worth Learning [...]

Periodontal Care & Your Overall Health

January 10th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Regular dental care is so important for maintaining a healthy (and happy!) mouth. Your periodontal hygiene is linked not only to your teeth and gums (and other areas of the mouth), but your entire body.  According to Everyday Health, “Research has linked oral health problems such as periodontal or gum disease to many health conditions, including diabetes, heart and kidney disease, Alzheimer’s, asthma, osteoporosis, and cancer.” While you may feel perfectly fine, undetected issues related to the mouth can worsen [...]

HOW SMOKING AFFECTS ORAL HEALTH

November 12th, 2019|

WE’VE ALL HEARD over and over how smoking can adversely impact health, with the most infamous example being lung cancer. But smoking doesn’t only harm the lungs; it damages every single system in the body, and it also damages oral health. Smoking Increases the Risk of Oral Cancer Like we said before, lung cancer tends to get all the attention when it comes to consequences of smoking, but four out of every five people diagnosed with oral cancer smoke or [...]

SUGAR, ITS MANY ALIASES, AND YOUR TEETH

November 12th, 2019|

WHAT COMES TO MIND when you hear the word “sugar”? Probably your favorite type of candy or dessert, maybe your favorite soda. You probably didn’t picture barbecue sauce, granola bars, flavored yogurt, or fruit juice, but all of these and plenty more foods you wouldn’t suspect are loaded with sugar. That isn’t great news for our oral health. Sugar Versus Our Teeth Why are dental health professionals like us wary of sugar? Simple. The harmful bacteria on our teeth [...]

Animal Teeth Olympics

November 8th, 2019|Tags: , |

TEETH ARE OUR PASSION, and while we spend most of our time focusing on human teeth, sometimes it’s fun to take a look at the truly amazing teeth of the animal kingdom. So today we’re going to hold the olympics of animal teeth, to see which critters win the gold for biggest, strongest, hardest, and most teeth, as well as the teeth that are simply the strangest. The Biggest Chompers If we’re talking teeth used for biting, then hippos [...]

Teeth-Friendly Halloween Treats

November 7th, 2019|Tags: , |

HALLOWEEN IS A TON OF fun every year, and it’s right around the corner! We love the costumes, the decorations, and the local events, but we’re a little wary of all that candy. Sugar isn’t just tasty to us; the harmful bacteria in our mouths love it. If you want to make Halloween a little healthier for your teeth, here’s a handy breakdown of how different types of treats and candies rank in terms of promoting good dental health. [...]