Category: Oral Health

sinuses and teeth

Your body is a complex and interconnected collection of systems and organs, and what affects one part can affect another. While we may tend to segregate dental health from the rest of the body, the reality is that they interact in often surprising ways. In particular, your sinuses and your…

oral health

It’s funny how we think about health. We tend to mentally segregate oral health from overall health, with doctors and dentists operating independently of each other. While that may at times be convenient, it’s not how the human body works. Oral health is a critical part of overall health, as…

sensitive teeth

Tooth pain and sensitive teeth are just plain annoying. It can rapidly suck the joy out of a good meal or a refreshing drink, robbing you of much-needed refreshment on a hot day. One of the more common kinds of tooth pain is sensitivity to temperature, particularly hot or cold…

vegan

More and more people are identifying as vegan, meaning that they eat a diet free of animal products such as meat and dairy. Instead, they attempt to fill all their nutritional needs with a plant-based diet composed entirely of fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, and the like. There are many reasons…

Best food for oral health

Diet plays a role in every aspect of our lives—the foods we eat provide the nutrition we need to stay healthy, but they also play a direct role in our oral health. The choices we make regarding meals and snacks are an important part of keeping our teeth and gums…

There’s more to oral health than just a clean set of teeth and a bright smile. Your oral health care provider also checks for many other things in your teeth, mouth, and gums that affect both your oral health and your overall well being. At every stage of life, oral…

toothbrush and mouthwash

Being a parent is awesome. But for those trying to teach their children good oral hygiene habits, the struggle is real. It can be a trying time, but it’s one of those necessary skills that your child will take with him or her into adulthood. Fortunately, there is a grab…

halloween treats

With Halloween quickly approaching, the stores are already full of costumes and candy. If you have braces, Halloween can be like looking in the window of a haunted house – you want to go in, but you know you shouldn’t. Popped brackets, broken wires, and the risk of cavities sound…