Dental Health From Surf City Dentist
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 […]
The Best Ways to Whiten Your Teeth by Lauren West All of the current ‘teeth whitening in a box’ products may seem like a great, cost-effective idea, but are they the best option? We’ll go over each of them to decide which is truly the best and if they can hold up to getting your […]
Wish you could go back in time to straighten your teeth? Good news: the ship hasn’t sailed for that dream just yet! More and more adults are heading to the orthodontist’s office to get the smile they’ve always wanted. If news about the topic or a passerby with braces has left you wanting to know […]
Forget the tooth fairy! Far too many tales are being told about teeth and it’s time to clear the air. Popular claims that range from scary to wacky and everything in between are about to be debunked. Find out if you’ve been acting on bad advice. 1. “White teeth are healthy teeth.” Pearlier does not […]
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