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Brush for Success,Longevity and Total Health

One of the only negatives of rote memory is that you no longer think when brushing your teeth! Actually, many people are making tooth brushing mistakes. You may need to tweak your routine to better support your oral health and safeguard your smile from dental caries and gum disease. Here are vital tooth brushing tips: 1. Take your time. It’s understandable. You want to get it over with and go [...]

By | January 31st, 2019|

9 Reasons to Become a Regular at Our Office

We realize that many people are busy with work and their personal life, but you cannot forget to take care of your teeth. Plus, there are many benefits of getting your teeth cleaned on a regular basis: 1. Prevent Gum Disease Plaque can lead to gum disease. Not only that, but bacteria is found in plaque. This bacteria can irritate your gums and it can cause inflammation of the gums. [...]

By | January 31st, 2019|

You have options at the dentist

Many people dread a visit to the dentist  because they associate the dental office with torture and even peculiar smells.Yet dentists consider themselves  the best thing against tooth pain.Why don't patients agree? In the past,dental treatment was limited to  removing teeth , and placing a few fillings.The dental instruments were very intimidating (and still are). The needles were big and very painful.Over the years the dental industry has tried to [...]

By | December 6th, 2018|

Nine “bad” foods to minimize from your diet

The list of nine “bad” food choices below should be limited/avoided at all costs as they do not offer any nutritional value and are detrimental to your team… #1 - Hard Sucking Candy: While these 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 [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|

oral health and migraines

There was a fascinating and revealing study that took place in 2016 by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggesting that oral bacteria may be a potential contributing factor to the onset of migraines. According to the study, the connection between oral bacteria and migraines may be nitric oxide, a cellular signaling molecule involved in many pathophysiological processes. Past studies have shown that increased levels of nitric [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|

Shut Your Mouth and Feel Better

Do you find it hard to breathe through your nose?Chances are that you are a mouth breather?Do you have nasal allergies and suffer frequent attacks of cough and flu?Do you suffer from asthma?Have you been told that you snore?You are a mouth breather! So, whats wrong with that? Normal breathing is done  through the nose.The nose has hair to remove dust ,and mucus to kill  viruses and bacteria that may [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|

Dementia-The Oral Health Connection

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia.It has also been demonstrated on brain imaging that the brain matter actually shrinks in this condition. Dementia is not a specific disease.According to the Alzheimer's Association, it's an overall term that describes a group of symptoms associated with a decline [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|

You Are What You Eat

When it comes to the health of your teeth, you really are what you eat. Sugary foods, such as candy and soda, contribute to tooth decay. One of the first areas to decline when your diet is less than ideal is your oral health.A bad diet will cause tooth decay,gum disease,tooth structure erosion or wear and finally tooth loss, thus directly affecting what one can or cannot eat.What we eat now directly  affects what [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|

Too Sensitive to eat!

If you experience pain or discomfort when consuming foods or beverages that are hot, cold, sweet, or sour; when brushing or flossing; or even when breathing cold air, you may have sensitive teeth.     There are a variety of reasons for sensitive teeth but the most common source of this challenge is the following: Over-brushing – brushing your teeth too hard may wear down enamel or irritate the gum line, [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|

Pineapple-Thy Medicine

  Did you know that your food can actually be your medicine?Pineapple is one of them.Yes you read right! Increasingly, pineapples are being recognized for an array of supremely beneficial nutrients.  Pineapple is a source of Bromelain, a proteolytic (i.e, protein-eating) enzyme that acts as an anti-inflammatory, which is one reason the fruit has been used for centuries in South and Central America to treat digestive problems. It also acts [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|