Gum Disease Linked with Covid-19 Complications
We often say “the mouth is the window to the body.” Keeping it healthy is critical, and that couldn’t be more true this year.
Gum Disease Linked with COVID-19 Complications.
According to recent studies, regular teeth brushing and proper oral care plays a big role in fighting COVID-19. A study of more than 500 people showed a correlation with severe COVID-19 reactions. Those with gum […]
March Madness: Team Dentist
Perhaps you have filled out a March Madness bracket, and the excitement is brewing in your competitive household or work environment as strong opinions about definite winners are exchanged.
Perhaps these participants also have strong opinions about their dental habits. Why not challenge them to a dental madness bracket, just for fun?
1st up—Team Floss versus Team Mouthwash:
And the winner is… FLOSSING. Mouthwash […]
Debunking Dental Hygiene Myths
We tend to be careful about what we put in our bodies for meals. We tend to be disciplined about getting to the gym. But do we treat our dental care with the same intentionality? Isn’t there good reason the mouth is often called the “window” to the body? To understand this concept better, let’s debunk some common myths surrounding the topic of dental hygiene:
- Brushing your teeth hard helps get rid of […]
Taking Care of Your Kid’s Teeth
Typically, when we think of February, we think of Valentine’s and Groundhog’s Day and cold and snow and cold…at least if you live in Ohio. But February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month, which has been celebrated, in one form or another, for over 70 years. The purpose of giving attention to children’s dental health is to raise awareness and magnify the importance of starting patterns of good oral habits early in life. After all, tooth decay and […]
Changing Dental Care? Here’s Some Steps to Help!
It’s easy to get stuck in a rut, because let’s face it, continuing to do something because it’s comfortable or what you are used to is often easier than going through the hassle of making a change. Even if the change is necessary. Maybe you’ve been considering a switch to a new dentist for years. Perhaps your favorite dentist recently retired or maybe you have been feeling unheard at your current practice […]
Tips & Tricks to Navigating the Dental Aisle
Sometimes, walking down the dental aisle at the grocery store can be overwhelming: so many products; how do you know which ones are the best options!?
Let’s start with the toothbrush. When you pick one out, the most important aspect of the brush is the bristles. Hard bristles cause bleeding and gum damage, whereas soft bristles help get in between teeth, gently. Also, try out the toothbrush in your hand and make sure it is easy to grip and comfortable […]
Gifts Your Teeth Will Thank You For!
Christmas is a joyous time of year…putting up the tree, listening to Christmas music, cookie baking, and gift exchanging. Speaking of gifts, every family seems to have that one person on your shopping list who is difficult to buy for because it seems they already have everything, right? So why not think outside the box and surprise them with the gift of dental health.
- You could gift someone a teeth whitening certificate; this pricey procedure may not be affordable […]