Category: Oral Health

Oral First Aid Kit

oral first aid kit

(Before we start: oral health and dental emergencies are emergencies, and first aid is meant to be the initial step in controlling the damage. If the worst should occur, contact your dentist or local emergency room right away to get substantive care) As we’ve all learned over the last year and a half, preparedness is… Read more »

Building Better Oral Health Habits

oral health habits

We all know the importance of oral health. Teeth are meant to be permanent, and if our smiles are going to last a lifetime they need consistent and effective care each and every day. Likewise, we all know that we need to be brushing and flossing regularly, eating the best diet we can, and ensuring… Read more »

Pregnancy and Oral Health

pregnancy and oral health

Whether it’s your first or your third, pregnancy is always an exciting time. The pending arrival of a little one is a time of both joy and frustration, but above all, it is busy, sometimes overwhelmingly so! With so much going on and so many things demanding your attention, it’s really easy to let some… Read more »

The Connection Between Oral Health and Diabetes

diabetes and oral health

Diabetes is a complex condition, which is increasingly common in the United States. Per the CDC, currently around one in ten Americans have diabetes and one in three Americans are pre-diabetic, meaning that they’re on their way to having the disease. As medical professionals frequently point out, diabetes affects many aspects of overall health, including… Read more »

Important Facts about Oral Cancer

oral cancer

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and as such, we’d like to share with you some important facts about oral cancer and its detection, prevention, and treatment. Oral cancer is a serious disease, with roughly 54,000 new diagnoses in the United States each year. Oral cancer affects people from all walks of life across this… Read more »