What Do You Need to Know About Dental Care While Pregnant?

Pregnancy is a beautiful experience. However, it is not devoid of financial, physical, or mental challenges.   Health-wise, every day is a challenge, as there are always things that you need to do to safeguard your baby’s health.  This article covers the dos and don’ts of oral health during pregnancy, which is usually left out of most prenatal health discussions. Dental Visits While Pregnant Regular visits to a dentist are more crucial than [...]

September 13th, 2022|Categories: Dental|Tags: , , |

How to Know If You Grind Your Teeth and How to Stop Doing It

A significant population of Americans experiences stresses from time to time. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association, most Americans worry about the future, crime rates, politics, and violence. Teeth grinding, also called bruxism, is an oral health complication often related to stress and anxiety. Although occasional teeth grinding isn’t harmful, the condition can yield severe oral complications in the long run. Understanding Teeth Grinding Teeth grinding (Bruxism) is an oral [...]

August 15th, 2022|Categories: Dental, Tips|Tags: , , |

What Does Your Tongue Say About Your Health?

The tongue is a vital organ that helps in tasting and swallowing food. Apart from the usually known roles, it is also a significant indicator of your health status.  For instance, patches on your tongue can be harmless, but they may indicate the presence of an underlying illness in the body. What then should you look for in your tongue? Here are vital tips on what the tongue says about your general [...]

July 5th, 2022|Categories: Orthodontics|Tags: , , , |

What You Should Know About Birth Control and Oral Health

One of the most significant life decisions women have to make is birth control. Generally, various birth control methods are mostly categorized based on cost, mode of application, and the intensity of side effects. Although most women know that hormonal birth control techniques have side effects, very few know they can also affect oral health. So, how exactly can hormonal changes impact oral health? And what’s the connection between hormones and oral [...]

June 7th, 2022|Categories: Dental|Tags: , , |

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a dental health issue that can affect anyone. The good news is that it is easy to manage it, especially if you know the root cause of the problem.   Possible causes of halitosis include: Tobacco use Tobacco products such as cigars and cigarettes cause bad breath and put your body at risk of oral cancer and periodontal disease.  Consider living a healthier lifestyle by quitting [...]

May 9th, 2022|Categories: Dental, Tips|Tags: , , |

How To Prevent Dry Socket After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Blood clots may sometimes dislodge prematurely from a tooth extraction area, leading to a dry socket. The condition is usually painful and prolongs recovery after tooth extraction. However, you can reduce the risk of dry sockets and resume your everyday life with proper dental care as soon as possible. What Exactly Is Dry Socket? It is a dental condition that mainly occurs after removing wisdom teeth. Typically, blood clots on the wound [...]

April 11th, 2022|Categories: Orthodontics|Tags: , , , , |