Chronic periodontitis is an inflammatory gum disease that causes tooth loss. Recently University of Granada researchers have found a close link between the disease and heart attack severity. A total of 112 patients who had experienced a heart attack were examined by researchers with a series of health checks and tests, including cardiological, biochemical and periodontal. … [Read more...] about Heart attack severity associated with inflammatory gum disease
If you're a smoker you're likely tired of reading about all the harm smoking does, and yet here you are, reading this post. In a recent British survey it was found that only 44% of UK smokers are worried about how smoking affects teeth, and even less are worried about the impact it has on gums. Unfortunately there is a lot to worry about. Aside from bad breath and surface … [Read more...] about Are you worried about smoking and dental health?
The old adage says "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," but can a banana save you the trouble of an expensive teeth whitening procedure? Apparently rubbing the fleshy inside of a banana peel on your teeth can remove surface stains, resulting in a brighter smile. Let the pulp from the peel sit on your teeth for 15 minutes before brushing. Strawberries are another natural … [Read more...] about Strawberries and bananas for a whiter smile
Diabetes results in hyperglycemia - too much sugar in your blood. That also translates to too much sugar in your saliva, which is bad news for your teeth. Bacteria multiply due to the extra sugar and cause excess plaque, resulting in gum disease and tooth decay. Those with diabetes need to take extra care with their oral health practices. Read the full article here: Diabetes … [Read more...] about The link between diabetes and oral health
We need our teeth, and without good oral hygiene practices we can lose them. Healthy teeth allow us to chew our food and are an important part of the digestion process. In order to take good care of your teeth, you have to brush them twice a day and rinse your mouth after eating anything sweet or sticky. Your dentist can give you options when it comes to procedures to help fix … [Read more...] about Stop taking oral health lightly – it’s important!
Big strides in medicine and education have decreased the spread of many cancers, but oral cancer is still on the rise. OralID has partnered with the Academy of Laser Dentistry to raise awareness for oral cancer this year. They are working to push the importance of early detection by providing screenings for oral cancer for free. It's estimated that oral cancer causes one … [Read more...] about Free oral cancer screenings promote early detection and awareness
Your teeth and jaw position have a lot of influence on the overall look of your face. Facelift Dentistry features a variety of options to help you look and feel your best. In this case, the patient herself tells you about her anti-aging transformation. After being looked at and passed by many other doctors (she's been working in the dental field since the 1980s), Rosie sought … [Read more...] about Facelift Dentistry® can change your life
There is a movement toward healthy awareness, and as a result there are all kinds of "natural" products appearing in stores, including toothpaste. Regular toothpaste contains some artificial additions, so if that's a concern you might appreciate natural toothpastes that strive for all natural ingredients. Some natural toothpastes add fluoride and others don't, and the same … [Read more...] about The ins and outs of “natural” toothpaste
Even though our teeth aren't naturally bright white, the food and drink we consume can stain our enamel. Whiter teeth give you a healthier, more beautiful appearance, and that's important in our society where looks have so much influence. Here are some natural ways to brighten your smile. Hydrogen peroxide is a main ingredient in most whitening treatments, so mixing it with … [Read more...] about How to get whiter teeth at home
We're always making judgments about each other; it's human nature. However, some judgments mean the difference between getting that spiffy new job or flailing in corporate hell another few months, and that's why developing your personal brand is important. Here are some things you can do to improve your digital and written image. Remember that your CV or resume may be viewed … [Read more...] about How to improve your personal brand