Archive for September, 2020
Crushing the Ice-Chewing Habit
It’s a habit many people have and not only can it be annoying to the people around you, it can be detrimental to your dental health. Chewing ice is so common that it even has its own name, pagophagia. We’re not talking about a slushy or shaved ice (although those artificially sugary treats should be […]
Oral-systemic health is the idea that oral health is a critical and interconnected component to a patient’s overall health and well-being. Studies show that people who have poor oral health are more likely to have other health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, or a high likelihood of stroke. Some of the data suggests that […]
Planning Your Vegetarian Diet with Your Oral Health in Mind
If you’ve been following a vegetarian or vegan diet, you know that there’s much more to living a healthy life than simply avoiding meat products. Making sure your diet includes enough protein, as well as any nutrients that are primarily available in animal products, takes planning, and there’s no one-menu-fits-all solution. Why? Because there’s no […]
Questions on Dental Implants? We’ve Got You Covered.
Whether you’ve lost a tooth from decay, are preparing for dentures, or were born with a gap where a tooth should have been, you could be a candidate for dental implants. Dental implants have changed a lot since their debut in 1965, thanks to continuing advances in design and technology. Today, you no longer have […]