You might expect that your teeth and gums will respond positively to brushing, flossing and regular checkups, but did you know that your oral hygiene habits could affect parts of your body far from your mouth? Several different body systems will react to how well – or how poorly – you care for your teeth. […]
Misaligned or crooked teeth aren’t just an aesthetic problem. They can also make it tough to keep teeth clean, increasing your risk for periodontal disease, which could result in gum damage, bone damage, and toot loss. In the past, orthodontists relied on braces for proper tooth alignment, but braces come with many drawbacks, including the […]
Tooth loss continues to be a common problem among Americans, often due to periodontal disease, tooth decay, and injury. Previously, dentures and bridges were the only treatment options for missing teeth. However, dental implants offer a versatile, aesthetically pleasing way to replace missing teeth, restoring function and providing an improved appearance to your smile. What […]
The goal of taking good care of your teeth and seeing a dentist regularly goes beyond just the health of your mouth. As research digs deeper and medical knowledge expands, it has been proven that there is direct correlation between a person’s oral health and the overall health of their entire body. Our bodies are […]
Daytime drowsiness, tossing and turning, waking up with a headache after you finally get a few good hours of sleep. We’ve all had bad nights, but for people with sleep apnea, those are just a few issues they deal with every single night. Sleep apnea is a common sleeping disorder that an estimated 22 million […]
With 2017 just around the corner, New Year’s resolutions are on the rise. However, it is not always new habits that we need to pick up. This year, consider ditching some of the habits that can be harmful to your teeth. Taking care of your mouth, teeth, and jaw are good habits that can benefit […]
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