Blog Posts Categorized: Oral Health



October 29th, 2017
Is my jaw shrinking?

  As we progress through the years, many of us start noticing changes in our mouths, shifting and even crowding teeth. If it’s got you wondering, “Is my jaw shrinking?” the answer is yes – it could be. But why? There are three known reasons that may cause our jaws to shrink. Aging Between 1949… Read more »

October 18th, 2017
Diabetes and Your Oral Health

  Oral health and overall health are connected in many ways. Several health issues have oral health complications, and on the flip side, poor oral health can indicate overall health problems. Though diabetes doesn’t cause gum disease, and gum disease doesn’t cause diabetes, people who have one of them are more likely to have the… Read more »

October 5th, 2017
Therapy Dogs in Dental Offices

In recent years, dental offices have incorporated many innovative techniques to help their patients relax in the chair – music, TVs, aromatherapy and even spa-like treatments. But there’s one that really gets our tails wagging: therapy dogs. Therapy dogs have long been used to help people, including veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and hospital… Read more »

October 2nd, 2017
The Oral Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a quintessential symbol of the fall season. Chances are that your favorite fall dishes include pumpkin as an ingredient ­– or feature it as the star of the plate. In addition to being delicious, pumpkin also provides a variety of oral health benefits that may help balance the sugary excess of Halloween candy…. Read more »

September 28th, 2017
Coffee or Tea?

It’s National Coffee Day, and much of the country this morning is celebrating with a warm cup of joe. Are you? Have you even wondered whether tea is better for your teeth? You’re not alone!  It’s a common question for caffeine lovers everywhere who still want to take care of their teeth. First, we need to… Read more »

September 21st, 2017
Medications Can Affect Oral Health

  As we age, many of us find ourselves with health conditions that require medication. While these medications are often crucial for our health, some may have adverse side effects on our oral health. One of the most common side effects of many medications is dry mouth, which does more than just make you crave… Read more »