Starting when we are young, we hear about how sugar can negatively affect our oral health. Even though you have probably been hearing this fact for years, do you really know why sugar is so bad for your oral health and the damage it can cause? We think it is important to mention that the sugar alone is not what is harmful to your teeth, it is more the way you care for your teeth after consuming it. Your oral habits and hygiene have more to do with the state of your oral health than the food you eat. You may be surprised to learn that there are a number of foods that can negatively affect your oral health if you are not cleaning your teeth properly.
It’s hard to believe that another year has started. We hope that you had a wonderful holiday season seeing the ones you love and doing your favorite things. Now that the holiday season is behind us, it’s time to evaluate your oral health. The past few years have been challenging and difficult to say the least. We know that we have recommended treatments that have been postponed or delayed due to various circumstances. The start of the new year is the perfect time to get your oral health back on track. Delaying needed treatment can lead to serious complications with both your oral and overall health. Read on to learn more.
Signs Stress Is Affecting Your Oral Health It is not uncommon to hear children and teens speak longingly about material items, jobs, and freedoms that many adults appear to have. Teens and children have the pleasure of only seeing the positive aspects of aging, and it is not until they become older that they realize…
When it comes to dental health, most of the time people focus on their teeth but don’t realize that our gum health is very important, too. Did you know that almost half of American adults have some form of periodontal disease, or gum disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control? Many people don’t even know they have it until they are in the more advanced stages of the condition. Find out more about how to avoid this silent disease.