How Diabetes Changes Oral Care And What You Need To Know Now
13 February 2019
If you have received a recent diagnosis of diabetes, you may be surprised at how many different ways this affects your body. For example, your dental and oral hygiene routines are going to change dramatically. It will take some getting used to, but once you know how diabetes affects dental/oral care and you get into the habit of treating the condition and changing your routines to accommodate the disease, it gets a little easier.
Snacks, Gum And Fun: Three Ways To Improve Your Child's Dental Health
13 January 2019
Do you have a kid that loves to snack but isn't crazy about brushing and flossing? Many parents are sharing your struggles to keep a child's teeth clean and healthy. Fortunately, there are some small changes that you can make that will help you win the battle.
Say "Yes" to Snacks
You don't have to keep your kid from eating and drinking like a little bird all day. The truth is, if you give your kids the right options, their nibbling habits can actually help to keep their teeth cleaner.
Dental Implants Vs. Dentures: Deciding What's Best For You
10 December 2018
Tooth loss is common as we age. It's estimated that at least 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and about 40 million are missing all of their natural teeth, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. There are excellent options to replace missing teeth in the form of dental implants and dentures.
Since dentures are removable, they're not ideal for every person with missing teeth. They usually need to be secured to your gums with adhesive, which can create an unnatural feeling for some people.
Jaw Pain? What You Should Know About TMD And Getting Relief
12 November 2018
Has your jaw and mouth started aching? Hearing a clicking sound when you open and close your mouth? You're not alone. A significant number of your fellow Americans suffer from these same symptoms due to a medical problem commonly known as TMD.
What is TMD? And how can you manage your symptoms? Here's a step-by-step guide to getting relief.
What TMD Is
TMD stands for temporomandibular joint disorder. This disorder affects the joints in your jaw, which is one of the most complex joints in the whole body.