Is there a connection between oral health and high blood pressure? This is the focus of many studies and there does seem to be a link. Although gum disease doesn’t cause heart problems, if you have cardiovascular issues, you should definitely pay attention to your oral health. There is quite a bit of research that […]
Did you know that your oral health can directly affect your heart and link to heart disease? There is evidence that shows two specific links between oral health and heart disease. The first is gum disease. If you have a moderate or advanced stage of gum disease, your risk of heart disease is significantly higher […]
Have you heard of tongue scraping? The term may be new to you, but the practice has been around for hundreds of years. What started 2,000 years ago in places like India and South America, tongue scraping came to Europe between the 15th and 19th centuries. By using a tool to scrape your tongue, you […]
Good dental hygiene starts with brushing your teeth. By having a daily routine of brushing and flossing you can have fewer cavities, a cleaner mouth, and better overall health in general. We have all been taught forever to brush our teeth twice a day. But, is this really true, or should we brush more often […]
If you are suffering from a canker soar, find out how to get rid of it fast.
You have probably heard of TMJ but may have questions about what it is, what the symptoms are, and possible treatments for it. Our team of dental professionals at Sninski & Schmitt Family Dentistry are experienced with diagnosing and treating “TMJ” with many of our patients. In this article, we clarify what TMJ is, five […]
When you care for your dental health, it affects your overall mental and physical health, well-being, and happiness. Finding a solution to stop grinding your teeth is an easy way your Cary or Holly Springs dentist can help you relieve stress and live a pain-free life.
An extremely common question after a dental procedure is “How long should I wait to eat or drink after a dental procedure?” We recommend listening to your dentist’s recommendations, but we put this article together to serve as a guide.
While proper oral hygiene is always important to your health and well-being, if you are pregnant, it is even more so vital to get routine dental checkups from your Cary dentist at the first sign of pain or discomfort in your teeth and gums.
Since we all learned to brush our teeth as children, it may be a skill you think you’ve mastered by now. But, as we get older, we may get a little lax and can use some tips to brush up on our oral hygiene. There’s nothing wrong with a little refresher course when it comes […]