Posts Tagged: oral health



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 »

September 14th, 2017
Preventive Oral Health Care for Alzheimer’s Patients

  When an Alzheimer’s patient starts to exhibit symptoms of the disease, tasks that were once second nature can suddenly become challenging. Even daily routines, such as brushing and flossing, can be hard to remember or perform – which is why gum disease and tooth decay are common in Alzheimer’s patients. Consider these tips to… Read more »

September 7th, 2017
Oral health reads through the ages

For International Literacy Day, we’re checking out popular oral-health themed reads for every age group. Have you read any of books the below? Do you have some favorites? Tell us what you think on Facebook or Twitter! Infant/Toddler   Brush Brush Brush by Alicia Padron This toddler-focused book is meant to help kids learn about… Read more »