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Learning From Ancient People About Our Oral Health

Learning From Ancient People About Our Oral Health

7,500 Years Ago People May Have Had Healthier Teeth Does that seem odd? Ancient people didn’t have modern dental care or fluoride toothpastes, but they did have a different diet. Researchers studied DNA1 from preserved tartar of ancient humans and concluded that these ancient mouths may have been healthier than ours today. The “basic” foods… Read More »


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Medications Can Contribute To Dry Mouth Syndrome & Affect Your Oral Health

Medications often have frustrating side effects such as nausea or headaches. But did you know that dry mouth is also a common side effect of prescription drugs? Saliva Helps Keep Your Mouth Healthy There are over 400 medications that can affect your salivary glands. These medications include those used to treat depression, anxiety, pain, allergies, diarrhea,… Read More »


Pregnant? Let’s Keep Both Your Mouth And Your Baby Healthy

Are you pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant? Do you know someone who is pregnant? While you’re picking out tiny clothes and reading childcare books, remember the importance of your oral health! Pregnancy brings so many physical changes. You crave different things. Your hair feels different. In fact, just about everything feels different. And, your mouth is… Read More »


6 Common Misconceptions About Dental Health

6 Common Misconceptions About Dental Health

During medieval times, people believed they could cure a toothache by driving a nail into an oak tree. Silly, right? Today’s Misconceptions Are Different There are still some crazy ideas out there about teeth—ideas that have very little to do with the facts. Have you ever fallen for one or more of these modern misconceptions?… Read More »


4 Important Benefits Of Regular Dental CheckUps

4 Important Benefits Of Regular Dental CheckUps

It may be tempting to skip a dental checkup now and then. But remember that regular checkups and professional cleanings can actually save you time and money. Even more importantly, they can save your teeth and your health. Here are four really good reasons to keep up with your regular dental checkups: Save Your Smile… Read More »


Flossing Correctly Is As Important As Flossing Daily

Flossing Correctly Is As Important As Flossing Daily

YOU ALREADY KNOW THAT NEGLECTING TO FLOSS can lead to all kinds of oral health problems—including tooth decay and periodontal disease. But what most people don’t know (or don’t think about) are the correct and incorrect techniques associated with flossing. They’re not complicated and they’re important to know. We hope this helps! Yes, Ned Is… Read More »


3 Dental Tips If You Have A Cold Or The Flu

3 Dental Tips If You Have A Cold Or The Flu

WHEN THE COLD AND FLU SEASON STRIKES your teeth are probably the last thing you’re thinking about as you reach for another tissue! But there ARE some things related to that cold or flu that can affect your oral health. Be conscious of these three things: Tip 1: Avoid Dry Mouth By Staying Hydrated Dry mouth… Read More »


The Connection Between Gum Disease And Dementia

The Connection Between Gum Disease And Dementia

NEARLY ALL OF US EXPERIENCE bleeding gums at some point in our lives. But don’t assume it’s no big deal. Gum disease can have serious consequences including pain, chronic bleeding and tooth loss. It has also been linked to a number of total body health conditions including Alzheimer’s. Skipping The Floss Can Increase Dementia Risk A recent study… Read More »


Desserts, Snacks, And Your Smile’s Health

Desserts, Snacks, And Your Smile’s Health

YES, SNACKS AND DESSERTS ARE BOTH TEMPTING AND TASTY! But they can wreak havoc on your teeth. For your smile’s health, when it comes to sweets, consider what and when you eat. One Option… Don’t Save Dessert For Last! When you finish off a meal with something sweet the starch and sugar may end up… Read More »


Reducing Canker Sore Pain And Duration

Reducing Canker Sore Pain And Duration

THE EXACT CAUSE of canker sores is unknown. What we do know is that canker sores can be extremely bothersome! By better understanding some of the possible causes—and some treatment options—we hope to reduce the irritation canker sores may cause you. Possible Canker Sore Causes  These non-contagious lesions that appear on your gums, lips, cheeks,… Read More »


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