Dental Health From Surf City Dentist
Have you stepped inside a dentist’s office lately? What you find might surprise you. It’s not just the flat screen televisions in the waiting room and above the chair (though they are perks you can now find in many practices). Serious advances have made examinations and treatments more accurate, efficient and less painful than what […]
Consider this a major score for your sweet tooth: dentists are taking back that hard and fast rule that gum and candy rot your teeth! A sweetener called Xylitol makes it possible to enjoy such treats guilt-free, while actually fighting cavities along the way. For those who have long kept the candy aisle off limits […]
Reprinted from Healthline.com You shouldn’t wait until you have symptoms to visit your dentist. Going to the dentist twice a year will usually allow them to catch a problem before you even notice any symptoms. If you experience any of the following warning signs of dental health issues, you should make an appointment to see […]
Reprinted from Healthline.com Dental and oral health is an essential part of your overall health and well-being. Poor oral hygiene can lead to dental cavities and gum disease, and has also been linked to heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is a lifelong commitment. The earlier you learn proper oral hygiene […]
Article and Image reprinted from cdc.gov Facts About Older Adult Oral Health By 2060, according to the US Census, the number of US adults aged 65 years or older is expected to reach 98 million, 24% of the overall population.1 Older Americans with the poorest oral health tend to be those who are economically disadvantaged, lack […]
Reprinted from CDC.GOV Overview Take Care of Your Teeth Thisactivity book (print only)pdf icon[PDF – 740 KB] pdf ico offers an interactive way for children to learn good oral health habits. It is recommended for children aged 3–8 years. Also available in: French pdf iconpdf icon[PDF—687 KB] Spanish pdf iconpdf icon[PDF—536 KB], and Tagalog pdf iconpdf icon[PDF—692 KB]. Cavities (also […]
Reprinted from Mayoclinic.org Did you know that your oral health offers clues about your overall health — or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Protect yourself by learning more about the connection between your oral health and overall health. What’s the connection between oral health and overall health? Like […]
Dentistry and the global context If you’re scheduled to get your teeth cleaned soon, you’ll have to wait a while. That’s because the American Dental Association (ADA) and CDC are asking all dental offices to stop non-urgent visits and surgeries. That includes routine care from your dentist and orthodontist. This hold will last several weeks, maybe longer. This […]
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