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6 Ways Stress Can Affect Your Teeth

6 Ways Stress Can Affect Your Teeth

Too much stress for too long can result in negative short- and long-term effects on your health, including your oral health. Learn about the 6 ways stress can affect your oral health.

Why Oral Hygiene Is Crucial to Your Overall Health

Why Oral Hygiene Is Crucial to Your Overall Health

Oral Hygiene is directly related to your overall health. The health of your mouth, gums, and teeth may not be something you think about when considering your overall state of health. It is critically important to maintain good oral hygiene and practice preventive care as part of your general health maintenance. This article covers how oral health affects your overall health.

Food for Strong Teeth and Gums

food for healthy teeth and gums

Strong teeth and healthy gums are critically important for overall health and well-being. Overall health comes from a proper diet. Just as the food and vitamins you ingest build strong bones, your teeth and gums also reflect what you eat.

How Often Should You Floss

How often should you floss your teeth? We’re asked this a lot, and we see a lot of variance in how often people do this important dental health task, so we’re clearing up the confusion.

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

With April being oral cancer awareness month, we find it to be a timely opportunity to provide information about the symptoms you should be aware of regarding cancer of the mouth and upper throat.

Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening v/s OTC Whitening

Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening v/s OTC Whitening

According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, when asking people what they would like to improve most about their smile, the most common answer was the whiteness of their teeth. Whitening teeth is an improvement to your appearance that is very popular. There are quite a few options available for whitening your teeth from […]

5 Stages of Periodontal Disease

5 Periodontal Disease stages

There are five stages of periodontal disease with the severity increasing from stage 1 to stage 5. As the disease gets worse, it begins to affect not only the gums but also the bone. You can lose teeth due to weakening of the ligaments and soft tissues as gum disease progresses. Learn how to identify signs of periodontal disease and your risk factors.

Understanding Periodontal Bone Loss: Can It Be Treated?

Periodontal Bone Loss

If left untreated, gum disease can advance and cause bone loss, which leads to losing teeth. Can bone loss be treated and, if so, what is the course of action? Find out the 5 stages of periodontal disease, in which stages you lose bone, and the treatment to regenerate bone when it has been compromised from gum disease.