What is your mouth trying to tell you? Did you know that your dentist may be the very person to be able to diagnose a health issue just by looking in your mouth?
Many people are not conscious about their diet. Foods they purchase and take in everyday has a big factor in maintaining healthy body, healthy mind and healthy mouth and teeth. These things are greatly intertwined. One cannot be perfect without the other. As an example, one cannot have a healthy body without a healthy mouth. […]
Diabetes and Oral Care Oral health care is an aspect of health that is rarely given a serious attention to. There are a lot of people who do not really understand its connection to other health problems. Knowing the facts about common diseases like diabetes linked to oral health is a good prevention of other […]
Diabetes and Periodontal Disease Keeping ones blood glucose levels in control is what a diabetic person’s top priority in dealing with oral health is. This is because if you have diabetes and your blood glucose is erratic, you will likely develop periodontal disease or gum disease. There is a great possibility of untimely loss of […]
This year’s National Dental Oral Hygiene Month, NDHM theme “It’s Simple. Healthy habits for a healthy smile,” promotes the idea that good oral hygiene habits are simple to establish and maintain, even for the person living an active lifestyle. “Brush, Floss, Rinse, Chew” reminds consumers that keeping a healthy mouth can have lasting effects, including helping prevent […]
Did you know that oral health can offer clues about your overall health? According to health experts, oral healthcare is much more than just maintaining that beautiful smile, as many serious diseases are associated with poor oral hygiene. Your mouth is home to millions of bacteria, most are harmless. Normally the body’s natural defenses and good oralhealth care can keep these bacteria […]
A new study by Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine shows that periodontal or gum disease is an early indication of diabetes. Most people don’t think of their dentist when it comes to health problems that are not found in one’s mouth. But a dentist can actually be the first line of defense in reducing the risk for […]