Health

Summer Oral Health Care

Summer has finally arrived, and with it comes fun times spent outdoors in the sunshine! While it’s always beautiful here year round, the summer is special. Kids are…

Tobacco Destroys Oral Health

  While World No Tobacco Day came and went May 21, the message behind this important global holiday remains. Tobacco-related deaths continue to increase around the planet, and…

Extra Fees at the Dentist?

  In recent months, we as a nation have grappled with deciding what is considered an essential business versus a non-essential business. While some businesses surprisingly made the…

Why Oral Health Matters During Quarantine

While researchers race around the clock to find a cure or develop a vaccine for COVID-19, many around the world are left wondering what they can do to…

Brushing Tablets May Help Seniors Who Cannot Brush Teeth

There’s no question that nursing homes have been hit hard by COVID-19. With an aged population, many of whom have underlying health conditions and live in close quarters,…

Probiotics and Oral Health

In recent years, you may have heard of something called probiotics in the news and on television commercials. These microorganisms are credited with a multitude of health benefits,…

Protect the Mouth from Medication Side Effects

As we age, it is common to require medications to help keep our bodies performing at optimal levels. In fact, it is said that 90 percent of people…

The Oral Microbiome and Overall Health

When it comes to your mouth, there’s some confusing terminology floating around, such as the term “oral microbiome.” While it may sound complicated, your oral microbiome is just…

Psoriasis and Oral Health

You may have heard that your oral health is a gateway to the health of the rest of your body. Truly, when you have oral health problems, your…

Plaque-Reducing Toothpaste Could Prevent Inflammation

A new study in the American Journal of Medicine is taking the link between inflammation and oral health a step further. Taking into account that the inflammation from…