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How Whiter Teeth Can Give You a Younger Appearance
Posted on 9/30/2019 by Gregory A. Williams
The search for the fountain of youth is not new. Millions of dollars are spent every year on creams and products that promise to help keep your youthful appearance. Some of them work and some of them are a waste of money. Instead of trying off the wall methods to stay young, it is better to concentrate on an area of your body that will keep you younger. White teeth are something associated with looking younger. Finding ways to do this is often better than any other product you hear about. Teeth Get Older You get your set of adult teeth after your baby teeth fall out. For most people their adult teeth are in place by the time they are 12 or 13 years old. Their wisdom teeth may grow in later, but that full set of teeth by the time they are 13 are supposed to last a lifetime. The...
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Vegetable Snacks Are a Great Option for Healthy Teeth and Gums
Posted on 9/20/2019 by Gregory A. Williams
If you want healthier teeth and gums, then choosing the most appropriate snacks to get them is important. This can be everything from the vitamins and nutrients that are in the teeth, but also the way that they brush against the teeth. Having a healthy smile can come from also having a well-balanced, healthy diet.   One of the best snack choices to go with are vegetables. These delicious, healthy, crunchy snacks are ideal for anyone that wants to boost their health and provide themselves with a way to have a better smile overall.   Choosing Vegetables for a Healthy Snack Vegetables are a healthy snack for anyone. Not only do they provide vitamins and nutrients, but they do not have high amounts of sugars or trans fats in them. This helps not only nourish your body, but also...
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Do You Need to Worry About Your Toothbrush if You Chronically Get Cold Sores?
Posted on 8/30/2019 by Gregory A. Williams
Cold sores are a viral infection that can affect the lips, inner cheeks and gums. They can cause a variety of symptoms that include blisters, fluid oozing from the cold sore and pain. It is important to not only treat the cold sores, but also prevent them from spreading. For anyone that gets cold sores regularly, one of the areas they need to think about is their toothbrush. The toothbrush can impact chronic cold sores in several ways. What are Cold Sores? Cold sores are a result of the activation of a herpes simplex virus. The virus can remain dormant in the body. Cold sores are a sign that the virus is experiencing a flare-up. Treatment of the cold sores includes medications for any pain or discomfort and treatment to reduce the inflammation of the cold sore. How to Connect a...
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What Oral Health Benefits Do You Get Out of Eating Produce?
Posted on 8/20/2019 by Gregory A. Williams
Have you ever wondered why so many of us dentists tout the amazing benefits of eating raw produce, especially vegetables? It's because they are so good for your teeth. Each type of produce has a different type of vitamin make up to it, allowing you to get a wide range of benefits depending on which types of produce you eat most. Plus, they also give your teeth physical benefits, too. If you don't eat a lot of produce, you need to start. Your teeth will thank you for it! So, What Do Your Teeth Get Out of Produce? The first thing your teeth get is that wide range of nutrients mentioned earlier. They are all great for you, and nearly all of the nutrients you get in fruits and vegetables are not ones that will be harmful if you get too much. Aside from that, produce also...
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What Allergies Can Do to Your Oral Health
Posted on 7/25/2019 by Gregory A. Williams
Although you're probably not thinking about your oral health when allergy season is in full bloom, it's important to understand that your allergies can and will impact both your teeth and your gums in several different ways. How Allergies Affect Your Oral Health First, you should know that your allergies can cause your teeth to hurt. Sinus pain happens when the hollow areas in your head fill with mucus. This can be felt in your teeth because your largest sinuses, your maxillary sinuses, are located right above your mouth. Secondly, it's important to realize when your allergies are causing you to have a dry mouth. This can happen in one of two ways. First, you're probably breathing through your mouth if your nose is stuffed up. Second, antihistamines often cause you...
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All Posts:

How Whiter Teeth Can Give You a Younger Appearance
9/30/2019
Vegetable Snacks Are a Great Option for Healthy Teeth and Gums
9/20/2019
Do You Need to Worry About Your Toothbrush if You Chronically Get Cold Sores?
8/30/2019
What Oral Health Benefits Do You Get Out of Eating Produce?
8/20/2019
What Allergies Can Do to Your Oral Health
7/25/2019
Why Your Oral Health Needs to Have the Same Priority As Your Overall Health
7/15/2019
What Dangers Come with Having Oral Piercings?
6/30/2019
How to Manage a Loose Tooth as an Adult?
6/20/2019
Sharing Your Toothbrush Could Expose Your Mouth to a Lot of Bacteria
5/30/2019
Poor Oral Health Can Lead to an Increased Risk of Cancer
5/20/2019
Reasons Why You May Need A New Dental Crown
4/30/2019
Problems With Your Oral Health You Need to Treat Immediately
4/10/2019
Diabetes
1/11/2019
Study Finds Gum Disease a Problem for Hypertension Patients
11/13/2018
A Dental Crown Can Improve Your Smile
10/15/2018
Sugar-Free Drinks Not Safer For Your Teeth
9/9/2018
Further Research Strengthens Connection Between Gum Disease & Cancer
2/22/2018
5 Ways You May Be Unintentionally Harming Your Oral Health
10/10/2017
What To Do When You Injure Your Teeth
9/15/2017
What Constitutes a Great Looking Smile
7/12/2017
Vaccine May Lower the Risk of Oral Cancers
6/14/2017
Breaking Bad Habits That Harm Your Teeth
1/20/2017
Regular Exercise May Be the Key to Staying Mentally in Shape
12/20/2016
How to Drink Coffee Without Staining Your Teeth
11/14/2016
The CDC Says More Kids Should Get Dental Sealants
10/27/2016
An Ounce of Prevention Goes a Long Way
9/30/2016
How Brushing Can Prevent Cancer
8/22/2016
Many Patients Stressed About Dental Visits
5/25/2016
Screening For Diabetes May Happen At The Dentist
11/23/2015
Children Face Unique Oral Health Problems
5/22/2015
Wild Dentistry
4/30/2015
From Farm to Smile: Seasonal Favorites
4/28/2015
A Saccharine Scandal
3/31/2015
Oral Cancer Awareness
2/28/2015
New Possibilities for Sensitive Teeth
1/31/2015
Battling Bad Breath
1/20/2015
What is Antibiotic Prophylaxis?
1/20/2015
Regular Dental Visits Can Spot Osteoporosis
12/23/2014
What Will Be in Your Dental Stocking?
12/20/2014
Kale: Oral Health Superfood!
12/19/2014
Managing Your Monster
10/27/2014
The Healthy Side of Halloween Snacking
10/27/2014
Coffee May Prohibit Periodontal Disease
9/30/2014
Six SURPRISING Habits That Harm Your Teeth
9/26/2014
More History Through Dentistry
9/11/2014
New Study Reveals Plaque
8/25/2014
Study Shows Custom-Made Mouthguards Provide Better Protection
8/18/2014
Heavy Metals Hold Secrets
8/13/2014
How P. gingivalis causes chronic inflammation in blood vessels
7/31/2014
Dental Tips for Pediatric Patients
7/30/2014
Study Links Excessive Mouthwash Use to Oral Cancers
6/30/2014
New Laser Treatment Could Help Regrow Teeth
6/30/2014
Five Things Your Tongue Says About Your Health
5/26/2014
Your Physical and Oral Health are Connected
5/26/2014
Six Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Toothbrush
5/25/2014
Choosing The Right Toothpaste
1/30/2014
Study Reinforces the Importance of Dental Care for Seniors
11/19/2013
Common Brushing Mistakes
10/11/2013
Safe Sporting With Mouth Guards
9/9/2013
Dealing with Common Oral Health Problems
8/1/2013
Tips on Choosing the Best Toothbrush
4/23/2013
The Benefits of Implants Over Dentures
3/26/2013
Brush Better by Avoiding These Bad Habits
1/20/2013
Understanding the Causes of Sensitive Teeth
12/11/2012
Tips for Preventing Sports-Related Dental Injuries
11/26/2012
Dental Tips for Seniors
10/22/2012
Helpful Tips for Keeping Healthy Teeth and Gums
9/24/2012
Cavities Still Common in the U.S.
9/2/2012
What Every Patient Should Know About Oral Cancer
7/13/2012
How to Keep Your Children
6/22/2012
Brighten Your Smile with Teeth Whitening
4/13/2011

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