Posts Tagged ‘ Oral Health ’

How To Improve Your Child’s Oral Health

Friday, February 9th, 2018
Preventing Cavities

Learn how to improve your child’s dental hygiene.

If you are a parent, you should want the best for your child and for them to be exceptionally healthy.  One important aspect of your child’s health is their teeth and their dental hygiene in general.  It is critical that you teach your child the benefits of oral health and how to achieve it as well.  The last thing you want is your child to have cavities and have to sit through a filling.  Luckily, there a few simple ways to improve your child’s oral health. (more…)

3 Ways To Relieve Tooth Sensitivity

Sunday, December 24th, 2017
Don't ignore these oral health signs!

Learn how to prevent and treat teeth sensitivity.

You may love eating cold foods such as ice cream, but you probably do not love the tooth sensitivity that comes with it.  If you suffer from constant tooth sensitivity, there a variety of underlying issues you need to treat.  Gum disease, tooth decay, and aggressive brushing are common causes of sensitive teeth.  Luckily, there are a few simple ways you can treat tooth sensitivity so you can enjoy your ice cream pain-free! (more…)

Oral Health Tips For When You Have A Cold

Sunday, November 5th, 2017

Learn how to maintain your oral health even when your sick.

It is officially November which means cold and flu season is upon us causing many people to sniffle and sneeze and stock up on cold medicine.  When you are sick, you might not have the energy to keep up with your regular hygiene tasks so you might neglect your oral health.  It is critical that you continue brushing your teeth and eating the right foods even when you are under the weather.  Luckily, there are few simple ways to maintain your oral health when you have a cold.   (more…)

3 Signs That Dentures Might Be In Your Future

Friday, October 20th, 2017
Dentures in Catonsville, MD

No one wants to end up wearing dentures as they get older.

You might think you take care of your teeth well, but before you know it, you are removing your fake teeth from your mouth right before you go to sleep at night.  It is crucial that you have exceptional oral health, or you might be one of the millions of people subjected to dentures.  According to The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, the number of adults needing dentures is projected to increase from 33.6 million to 37.9 million by 2020.  Fortunately, tooth loss doesn’t happen overnight, so there is time for you to take on good dental care practices.  There are a few warning signs you should be aware of so that you can avoid wearing dentures. (more…)

How Tongue Piercings Affect Your Oral Health

Friday, September 29th, 2017

Learn about the negative side effects of tongue piercings.

Body modification, from piercings to tattoos, is extremely popular today and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon.  Body piercings, specifically those on the tongue, are a form of self-expression and allow people to be creative.  Although, tongue piercings come with serious health risks and should be given serious thought before an individual gets one.  Several oral health problems are associated with tongue piercings. (more…)

The Effects of Cigarette Smoking On Your Oral Health

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Learn about the harmful effects of smoking on your oral health.

By now, mostly everyone knows or has heard of the negative effects smoking cigarettes has on the human body.  But, for some reason, people still seem to buy cigarettes by the pack and smoke them.  Every time you take a puff from a cigarette your mouth starts to feel the harmful consequences.  No one wants to smile and show yellow teeth or even worse, start to develop mouth cancer.  Smoking cigarettes cause long-term effects on your oral health that will, hopefully, make you want to quit. (more…)

3 Back To School Oral Health Tips

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Practice great dental hygiene while going into the new school year.

August is coming to end which means that the school year is starting up with kids get their school supplies in order.  While they are learning new information and reuniting with friends, it is important that your child continues a proper oral health routine.  It is crucial as parents that you pass on your oral health regimen to your children and answer any questions they might have.   (more…)

3 Ways Your Tongue Piercing Affects Your Oral Health

Friday, March 17th, 2017
tongue piercing

Are you maintaining your tongue piercing?

Whether your teenager is looking to get a tongue piercing or you already have one, it’s important to realize that everything in your mouth affects your dental health. Before you decide to get a tongue piercing, learn about the many ways that your tongue piercing will affect your dental health. (more…)

New Year’s Resolutions For A Healthier Mouth

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
woman biting into an apple

What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

The New Year is almost here. Out with the old and in with the new, they say! As you start to write out your list of resolutions for 2017, consider putting your dental health on that list as well. (more…)

5 Oral Health Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
woman with mouth pain holding ice pack up to her face

Are you experiencing any of these symptoms?

Your 6-month dental check-up is a form of preventative oral health maintenance designed to keep your teeth and gums healthy and happy. While it’s necessary for you to keep up to date with your check-ups, it’s imperative that you keep an eye out for any problems that may occur in between your visits to the dentist.

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