Taking care of your teeth and gums is essential throughout your entire life. However, as we begin to age, our teeth may require extra special attention to keep them in good shape. We compiled a list of dental health tips for seniors that’ll help them properly care for their oral health and prevent any potential issues.
Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can result from poor dental hygiene habits or can be a sign of a health problem. Bad breath can also result from the type of food you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Approximately 30% of the population complains of having some sort of bad breath. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent and treat this issue. This blog will go over what causes bad breath and what to do about it.
A top concern people have after getting a tooth removed is what and when they can eat. We created a guide to eating after a tooth extraction so that you can get ideas of what you could (and should) eat after this dental procedure.
Do you wake up in the morning with immense tooth pain due to grinding? You shouldn't ignore this problem! The tension in your jaw causes more issues than just tooth pain. Taking the steps to correct the tension can solve many health issues that you didn’t know were connected to your mouth! This blog will go over the top benefits of wearing a mouthguard and why you should protect yourself from this issue.
Cavities are one of the top dental problems in the United States. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 91% of U.S. adults over 20 have had a cavity at some point in their life.
Do you have a root canal coming up, or believe you may need one? If so, you're likely wondering, "does a root canal hurt?" Your anxiety probably comes from horror stories your parents told you about a root canal they had when they were younger.
Did you know that over 29 million people in the United States have diabetes? That’s more than 9% of the entire population! When you have diabetes, high blood sugar can take a toll on your entire body — including your teeth and gums.
Periodontal disease is an infection that affects around half of all adults in the United States. It's a serious condition that damages the gums, teeth, and even jawbone if left untreated. Many people are wondering, is periodontal disease reversible?
Have you lost one or more teeth? You must be wondering whether or not you should replace your missing teeth. The answer is yes! In this blog, we’ll go over why you should replace your missing teeth and the options you have for replacing them.
By the time wisdom teeth form, the other permanent teeth have already established their position in the mouth—often leaving little to no room for any more teeth. This can cause the teeth to become impacted, causing many dental problems down the road. That's why it's imperative that you take care of the issue as soon as possible.