Posts Tagged: dental health



May 8th, 2017
What to Expect for Your Oral Health When You’re Expecting

May is a celebration of moms in more ways than one—in addition to Mother’s Day, it’s also Pregnancy Awareness Month. At first glance, it may not seem like oral health has much to do with pregnancy, but it’s actually a critical part of it. A mother’s oral health can be correlated with the baby’s overall… Read more »

May 4th, 2017
Spring Cleaning for Your Bathroom

Feeling the urge to scour your baseboards with Q-tips® and purge your fridge of leftovers? It must be spring. When your spring-cleaning fever hits the bathroom, be sure to pay attention to more than just soap scum. By adding a few oral health items to your checklist, your smile will stay as fresh and clean… Read more »

May 1st, 2017
Bye-bye binky: Graduating from the pacifier

The pacifier is a parent’s best friend, but can also wind up being a nightmare. While it’s great for calming upset babies—and helping tired parents get a little sleep—some kids have a hard time giving pacifiers up when they get older, which can be a problem for developing teeth. Using pacifiers for the first year… Read more »

March 29th, 2017
Individual and Family Insurance: How it works, and why you might need it

You brush twice a day, floss regularly, and your teeth don’t hurt – why would you need dental insurance? Several reasons, actually. The only way to know if your teeth – and mouth – are healthy is by checking in with your dentist regularly. Normal checkups often result in catching issues in your mouth before… Read more »

March 24th, 2017
Oral Health and Overall Health: The Connection

Did you know more than 120 medical conditions can be detected by signs and symptoms in the mouth? The health of our teeth, gums and mouth are all connected to the health of the rest of our bodies. Dentists cand catch oral health problems early, before they potentially become painful or costly – and they… Read more »

February 28th, 2017
Eating Disorders and Oral Health

By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) recognizes this week as National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.  More than 10 million Americans currently are affected by serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder. Read more about how eating disorders affect our oral health.   Our mouths are connected… Read more »