Fun Facts About Toothbrushes

You know the basics: Brush twice per day. What else is there really to know about toothbrushes? A lot, it turns out! Check out these fun facts about toothbrushes, brushing tips, and dental care in general. Brush or Floss First? It’s Up to You Some people like to brush first, then floss. Others like to floss first, then brush. Each camp might have …

What Kind of Toothpaste Is Best for You?

A shopping trip to buy toothpaste will lead to a lot of choices in the dental care aisle. Most people simply grab the brand they’re accustomed to buying and cross the task off of their to-do lists. But are you using the toothpaste that is right for your specific needs? Here are some pointers to consider the next time you find yourself needing …

Heart Disease and Your Oral Health

Did you know that your heart health and your oral health are related? It’s true: People with certain oral health problems can be at a higher risk for heart problems. Also, your dentist might detect issues that can indicate that you should have your heart checked. Since many Americans have gingivitis or gum disease and since heart disease is a …

Medication and Your Oral Health

Did you know that the medications you take can impact your oral health? When your doctor prescribes you a medication, it’s because the benefits of the drug outweigh the risks of side effects. Sometimes, the side effects of certain medications can cause changes in your oral health. Take a look at these common symptoms and see if they could be caused …

Serious Diseases Detectable By Your Dentist

Diseases Detectable by Your Dentist   You know the benefits of preventative care when it comes to your health. Depending on your age, you should see your physician at regular intervals that might range from twice yearly to every few years in order to be screened for various health problems. While you may know that seeing your dentist every six …