Good oral health starts with practicing proper oral hygiene, such as brushing and flossing regularly. However, it goes beyond these basic steps to create a holistic system that includes your overall health and well-being. What you eat can affect whether or not you have healthy teeth and gums. Learning more about the connection between your diet and oral health can help you appreciate how important it is to eat the right foods.
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Topics: Holistic Dentistry
Posted on Apr 17, 2020 12:09:35 PM
Dental emergencies are more common than you might think. However, many dental problems are not emergencies, but simply dental issues that have been left untreated and are causing pain and inflammation.
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Posted on Jun 30, 2014 12:45:32 PM
What you eat matters While hard candies seem harmless, eat too many and the constant exposure to sugar can be harmful to your teeth. Hard candies also put your teeth at risk because in addition to being full of sugar, they can also trigger a dental emergency such as a broken or chipped tooth. Better alternative? Chew sugarless gum that carries the ADA Seal.
Posted on Mar 24, 2014 2:28:56 PM
You know smoking is bad for your health, so it should be no surprise that cigarettes and chewing tobacco are also harmful to your oral health. For one, tobacco products can cause bad breath, but that’s only the beginning.
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Posted on Feb 18, 2014 11:09:56 AM
By Dr Yelena Brikina DDS
Posted on Jan 16, 2014 9:31:05 AM
The temporomandibular joints, called TMJ, are the joints and jaw muscles that make it possible to open and close your mouth. Located on each side of the head, your TMJ work together when you chew, speak or swallow and include muscles and ligaments as well as the jaw bone. They also control the lower jaw (mandible) as it moves forward, backward and side to side.
Posted on Jan 16, 2014 9:27:33 AM
The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout is on the third Thursday of every November. If you’ve been planning to quit smoking, it’s a great day to kick off or start developing your quit plan. Here are 5 steps to quitting fromsmokefree.gov.
Posted on Dec 1, 2012 11:16:10 AM
A study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and summarized in the National Post newspaper showed that those reporting to brush less that once a day had a 65% increase in the incidence of dementia versus those who brushed daily.