You might be surprised to discover that approximately 20 million Americans are living with a thyroid disorder, but what’s worse is that up to 60% don’t know it. This is important because our little thyroid gland controls many systems in our body including our oral health.
Our teeth help us chew, speak correctly and distinctly, and of course, smile, yet two-thirds of adults in the US between the ages of 40 and 64 are missing at least one tooth. We seem to be more motivated to replace teeth missing in the front where it is more noticeable,
Many people avoid the dentist due to fear, some just delay if they are not having any issues, while others become more embarrassed the longer they put it off. Whatever is keeping you from visiting the dentist, put all your worries aside.
How serious is a tooth abscess? All infections can become serious, and a tooth abscess is one such infection inside your teeth roots and gums which can quickly spread to other areas. Don’t delay in getting treatment. Let’s find out why.
Some people are procrastinators by nature. They put everything off until the last minute or end up doing nothing. It might be fine waiting to do certain inconsequential things, but when it comes to a chipped tooth, it’s essential to act as soon as possible.
“To floss or not to floss?” That is the question, and most everyone knows the correct answer.
Oral hygiene is especially important when you want to get close and snuggle up with your someone, but the importance of good oral hygiene has health benefits that go way beyond a kiss goodnight. Proper oral hygiene is only one of the smartest and 5 easiest ways to prevent tooth decay.
Bad breath is embarrassing, humiliating, and you just want to hide when it occurs. No one will come right out and tell you, but it becomes obvious if someone pulls back as you start to talk to them. If you have just eaten onions,
Cavities are quite common, and therefore, so are fillings for those cavities. How much do you really know about the material your dentist uses to fill that hole and why it’s important?
How many of us mindlessly chew on ice in our cold drinks? That is one habit we should all try to break. Biting down on ice, along with other misfortunes like an injury, can cause a cracked tooth. If this happens,