Men Are More Reactive Than Proactive Regarding Oral Health

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It may be difficult to believe, but studies show that men tend to neglect their oral health more than women do. Men are more reactive than proactive when it comes to taking care of their teeth and gums, and this can lead to easily-preventable dental issues. Compared to women, men floss less, don’t brush as regularly and visit the dentist … Read More

Tongue Cleaning can Improve Oral Health

Brush your Tongue

Good oral hygiene routines include brushing at twice a day and flossing at least once a day, but adding in tongue brushing may also help improve oral health. While everyone knows how important it is to remove built up bacteria from the mouth with regular brushing, they may not realize that all that harmful bacteria exists on the tongue too. … Read More

Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes and Oral Health

It’s important to maintain proper oral hygiene to promote good overall health, especially when you have a health condition such as diabetes. Diabetes hinders your body’s ability to fight bacteria in the mouth and increases your risk of dental issues. The high blood sugar of people with diabetes encourages bacteria growth, which contributes to gum disease that compromises oral health … Read More

Consequences of Tooth Loss

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Losing permanent, adult teeth isn’t a normal part of aging, despite what many older adults may believe. The leading cause of adult tooth loss is gum disease, which is easy to prevent by practicing good oral hygiene on a daily basis and scheduling regular dental visits. When a tooth is lost, even if it’s in a part of the mouth … Read More

Preventing and Treating Gum Disease

Preventing Gum Disease

When people consider the pleasing, cosmetic appearance of their smile, the first thing they usually think about is their teeth. While good tooth structure is essential for a healthy smile, the gums are just as vital. Having healthy gums helps protect and support your teeth, but if gum disease strikes, it can jeopardize the health of your entire mouth. Understanding … Read More

Tips for Basic Oral Hygiene

Basics of Good Oral Hygiene

Following a consistent oral hygiene routine promotes and protects your smile and creates a better, more confident you. Practicing great oral hygiene also improves your overall health, attitude and is friendlier on your budget because you avoid and/or treat serious dental problems. While you may think you know everything about maintain great oral health, it’s always a good idea to … Read More