1. Effects of Oral Piercings on Oral Health

    Although oral piercings are less common compared to ear and nose piercings, over the years, oral piercings have become very popular among teenagers and even adults. Although many people think that they look very stylish, getting oral piercings can be scary for most and can lead to health issues in the long run if not cared for and maintained properly. Apart from being very painful, oral piercings …Read More

  2. How Do Medications Affect Oral Health?

    Medications, both, prescription medications and over-the-counter medications can affect your oral health in multiple ways. Many of us are unaware about the effects of medications on teeth and gums. Today, nearly all people aged 50 and above take one or more prescription drugs on a daily basis. There is also a growing trend where people are becoming regular in use of antacids, pain killers and anti…Read More

  3. Are You A Busy Professional Or A Full Time Mom? How To Take Care Of Your Oral Health When You’re Constantly Busy

    Being on your toes all day at work or home takes a toll on your overall physical, mental and emotional health. As a professional, you may be caught up everything including commute which involves driving long distances in traffic or being at work long hours during which you do not get time to eat on time. Another set of people who suffer are those doing night shifts and those who travel a lot for w…Read More

  4. How to Deal With a Dental Emergency?

    Whether you are in an emergency dental situation because of a broken tooth or a toothache that does not stop, a dental emergency most often comes with tremendous amount of pain. Most dental emergencies are not as life threatening as other physical emergencies but the severity of pain along with the fear that you may end up loosing teeth make such emergencies crucial. Different types of dental emer…Read More

  5. Which is Better – Root Canal or an Extraction?

    So, you go in with tooth pain and your dentist gives you the news you always dread about - “I can’t save that one, you have to get it extracted.” Although both procedures can be painful, an extraction is more invasive and is an oral surgery that an oral surgeon performs while a root canal procedure is less invasive, and your regular dentist or endodontist can also perform this procedure. You…Read More

  6. Cardiovascular Disease and Oral Health

    We often hear that there is a big connection between heart health and dental health, including gum health. It has also been found that people with cardiovascular disease have or have had poor oral and dental health. How is the heart connected to your teeth and gums and can dental problems cause heart problems? The major connection between the heart and the oral health is the bloodstream. It is thr…Read More

  7. How To Stop Keto Breath?

    Many people just deal with keto breath until their body has adjusted to ketosis, which take about 10 day or up to 6 weeks if you’re insulin resistant, and the keto breath goes away. But we have a better solution! Follow our tips below to rid yourself of keto breath and get back to your active social life without terrible breath. Drink Lots of Water Keto tends to make dieters feel fuller while ea…Read More

  8. How To Prevent Dry Socket After Tooth Extraction

    Dry socket, a dreaded term that’s often tossed around when people are recovering from tooth extractions, especially wisdom tooth extractions. Most people know a dry socket is bad, but many don’t know what a dry socket is, why it’s bad, and how to prevent it from occurring. What Is Dry Socket? When a tooth is removed, your body creates a blood clot over the tooth extraction site that protects…Read More

  9. What Causes Cavities & How To Prevent Them

    Cavities, also known as dental caries, are very common in children, teens, and adults. Most people know sugar can cause cavities and brushing your teeth helps prevent them but most don’t know exactly how a cavity forms and all the ways they can prevent them. What Causes Cavities? Cavities, holes in your teeth, are caused by plaque. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming o…Read More

  10. Dental Sealants To Prevent Cavities

    Proper dental hygiene such as brushing and flossing are the best ways to prevent cavities and tooth decay; however, we’re not always perfect. Many of us miss the occasional tooth brushing and a lot of us don’t floss every day. Dental sealants are a great safety net to help keep our teeth protected from cavities and tooth decay. In fact dental sealants have been shown to reduce the risk of deca…Read More