Braces And Your Diet - The Best Foods To Retain Oral Health
27 January 2015
If you have braces, then your orthodontist has surely informed you of the hard, sticky, and crunchy foods you should avoid. These foods can dislodge the braces from your teeth and they can also force the arch and orthodontic wires out of position. Although you need to avoid certain foods, you also need to consider eating healthy items that will keep your teeth, jaw bone, and gums in great condition as your teeth are shifted around.
Improving Dental Health: Positive Correlations Between Oil Pulling & Dental Health
19 January 2015
Did you know that around 23% of adults and 15% of children between the ages of 6 and 19 have untreated dental cavities? These statistics don't even include other dental conditions and problems that plague Americans. Many people just have poor dental health in general.
If you're concerned about your dental health, consider adopting better daily habits that can improve your overall condition. Oil pulling has been highly recommended by many dentists lately due to recent studies that have come out supporting its correlation with dental health.
How To Prevent Tooth Enamel Loss When You Have Dry Mouth
26 December 2014
The enamel on your teeth keep them from becoming damaged as you chew and it keeps them from hurting when you eat hot or cold foods. When you have a health condition called dry mouth, this can cause loss of tooth enamel.
Below you'll learn more about dry mouth and how you can help to prevent the loss of this protective substance on your teeth. Since tooth enamel loss can also cause discoloration, you'll find out about a dental procedure that can correct the appearance of your teeth due to the loss of tooth enamel.
The Nutrition Connection: How Eating Right Can Save Your Teeth From Diabetes And Heart Disease
17 December 2014
People know that healthy eating habits are the key to maintaining a healthy weight. However, most degenerative diseases, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes, are the result of a lifetime of poor food choices. These conditions are also linked to poor dental health, and increase the risk of contracting periodontal diseases. So, how can your save your health and your teeth?
The Dental Connection
In individuals with diabetes, blood glucose levels are more difficult to control.