Year: 2020

mouth cancer

Cancer is always a difficult subject. It’s one of the great public health fears of the 20th and 21st centuries but the fact is that a great deal of misinformation about cancer exists. The key thing to remember is that cancer isn’t just one disease, but rather a host of different illnesses with a variety […]

gum disease

Gum disease is one of the most pervasive yet undiscussed issues in American health, with a majority of American adults dealing with some version of it annually. It’s also one of the most misunderstood. Due to the variety of symptoms and degrees of severity and the wide variety of possible treatments, it’s difficult to get […]

coconut oil teeth whitening

Oral health and dental care are like so many other things in the world in that they have their trends, fads, urban legends, and “woo”. While some of this is harmless and much of it is entertaining, these rumors and fads are not generally effective when it comes to preserving and enhancing your oral health. […]

Oral Health and COVID

COVID-19 is the dominant issue of 2020, draining energy from other issues and causes as it forces many of us to reshape our lives and livelihoods. As it appears, the pandemic won’t be fading anytime soon, the role COVID-19 plays in other health issues is an important topic of discussion. The Coronavirus has been linked […]

Cavities

A toothache is one of the more uncomfortable pieces of bad luck we routinely experience, and the bad news is, tooth pain can have a number of different causes. As such, it can be difficult to determine what’s behind your tooth pain and what steps you need to take to deal with it. We’re here […]

tmj pain

TMJ pain can be caused by many things. The jaw is one of the most complex joints in the human body, and perhaps one of the most active. It plays a key role in so many everyday activities: eating, talking, breathing, moving the head and neck. Due to its complexity and location, jaw pain is […]

adult braces

Orthodontics is the branch of dental science that addresses and corrects irregularities of the teeth and jaw, generally by using braces to readjust and realign teeth. While orthodontics are popularly seen as a cosmetic procedure and often associated with your teenage years, braces can correct serious health issues and adult braces are becoming more common. […]

dental tartar

Keeping your smile clean and healthy is an important job—so much depends on your oral health in terms of your overall well-being! One of the biggest parts of maintaining your; teeth and gums is preventing tartar buildup. Dealing with tartar before it becomes a problem can help prevent all sorts of oral health issues including […]

Gum disease and pregnancy

Pregnancy is a life-changing time for most women. In the process of creating a new life, the body transforms in many ways. While some of these can be beautiful, others may bring health complications if they are not handled with care. The focus during pregnancy tends to be on reproductive health and overall well-being, but […]