Getting Your Kids to Always Brush Their Teeth

20% of children between the ages of 5 to 11 years have at least one tooth that has tooth decay, this is because of not properly brushing their teeth or not brushing them at all. This can lead to other oral health issues and affect the development of their adult teeth. [Source] Although kids baby […]

Effective Treatment of Oral Pain

Oral Pain Management

A recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, ‘National Panel Urges Changes to Addiction Screening‘,   is causing quite a stir and mixed reactions from the public. Medical and Dental practitioners are enjoined to conduct screening for illicit drug use among its patients. There is a lot of room for debate here. Pain management […]

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Are you on medication? One of the most common side effects of most prescription drugs is dry mouth. This can increase the risk for tooth decay. Your risk of dry mouth is increased if you are undergoing treatment and medication for any of these illnesses and chronic conditions: acne, asthma, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, anemia, anxiety, cancer, […]

Food that Promote Healthy Teeth and Gums

Food for healthy teeth and gums

The body is a powerful machine. What you eat directly affects the condition at which the body functions–yes, including your teeth and gums. When you lead a healthy lifestyle, eat right and take care of your overall health, there is very likely that your oral health will be in great shape, too. Related posts: Dental […]

Which dental plan is right for you?

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  With the rising costs of everything from food to gas to home premiums, it is quite easy to cross off having the right dental plan from the list of necessary expenses. After all — you just need to visit the dentist every six months for cleaning, right? Nothing life-threatening or urgent really, but what […]