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Why Do We Hate Flossing?

Difficult things are often the most rewarding. And when it comes to oral health, this concept is particularly true. Flossing is one of the most difficult habits to adopt—most children and adults recoil at the idea of having their teeth flossed during a dental cleaning, much less every night. Yet flossing is one of the most important oral hygiene habits to develop.

By | 2016-02-15T03:59:11+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Gum Care, Holistic Dentistry, Strong Teeth|0 Comments

This Valentine’s Day, Love the Gums You’re With

This Valentine’s Day, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) encourages men and women of all ages to love the gums you’re with. This health initiative spreads awareness for the holistic connection between the mouth and body—emphasizing the ways gum disease may significantly increase your risk of developing other serious illnesses. Visit this article to learn more about the AAP, gum disease, and ways to prevent serious illness.

By | 2016-02-08T03:34:23+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Gum Care, News, Strong Teeth|0 Comments

Can a Root Canal Cause Health Issues?

Some dentists believe root canals are necessary for remedying severe damage to the tooth and its root, whether occurring from cavities, fractures, or abscesses. When the root becomes inflamed, removal of the infection is necessary. Without treatment of some sort, individuals might experience pain, swelling, or discomfort in the afflicted area. These symptoms should be discussed as soon as possible with your dental professional so they can provide adequate treatment.

By | 2015-09-04T03:35:00+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Cosmetic Dentistry, Holistic Dentistry|0 Comments

Eat Right to Naturally Protect Your Skin This Summer

Summer is here, which means longer, sun-filled days and warm temperatures that lend themselves to outdoor activities. If you’re a fan of the warmer weather, then you’ll love this little known fact: Moderate sun exposure helps the body maintain healthy skin, bones, and teeth. Nourish and protect your skin this summer with these delicious foods, rich in vitamins and antioxidants.

By | 2015-07-06T08:34:18+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Holistic Dentistry, Nutrition|0 Comments

Treating Bleeding, Swollen Gums

Have you been ignoring the agitation caused by inflammation and infection along your gum line? Read this article to learn more about these symptoms, what they mean, how they affect the health of the entire body, and how they can be effectively treated to eliminate both infection and pain.

By | 2015-02-02T07:49:17+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Gum Care, Holistic Dentistry|0 Comments

Alcohol in Mouthwash Linked to Oral Cancer

Alcohol in Mouthwash Linked to Oral CancerMouthwashes are marketed as a healthcare item, but recent research suggests that those that contain alcohol may cause an increased risk in oral cancer. Extended use of alcohol-containing mouthwashes can change the pH of the mouth and throat and dry their mucous membranes, which is associated with an elevated risk of mouth and throat cancers.

By | 2012-10-14T21:23:21+00:00 October 14th, 2012|Holistic Dentistry|0 Comments