Countless studies have been done on how soda affects the human body. Excessive soda consumption may result in obesity and diseases such as diabetes. It can also be quite damaging to your oral health. How so? Read further. Most sodas have high levels of sugar and they are acidic. When the sugar combines with…

Adults know how to go about ensuring proper oral care. When it comes to children, however, this can prove to be a little more challenging. When is the right time to introduce brushing, or flossing for that matter? A few basics can help you start becoming proactive about your child’s health. The teeth start to…

After a long day, your mouth can easily become full of bacteria, especially if you only brush your teeth once or twice a day. You know that somewhat slimy feeling you may have felt on your teeth when they’re not clean and you brush your tongue up against them? It’s likely a film of bacteria….

Indeed, a sleep study conducted back in 2017 of more than 8,000 adults revealed that those who slept fewer than five hours a night showed greater tooth decay versus those that slept at least seven or more hours. Separate research also appears to suggest that failing to sleep properly is right behind smoking as a…

  One of the distinct characteristics of holistic dentistry is how it focuses on the important relationship between oral health and its effect on the entire body. It’s been shown that poor oral hygiene can go as far as potentially increasing the risk of heart disease. Hence, it is important to keep the teeth and…

    When it comes to restoring teeth, there are several different options available to deal with problems such as a cracked tooth, decay, or cavities. In the past, restoring a tooth typically meant having to place those metal crowns, but holistic dentistry has evolved to the point where there are more aesthetically pleasing options…

Flossing your teeth prior to brushing is among the several ways you can help with your oral health and keeping the teeth clean. By getting rid of debris left over from food, it makes it much easier to keep the teeth and gums cleaner when it comes time to brush. Flossing regularly also helps with…

To understand why you should opt for a holistic dentist over a regular one, it’s important to know the fundamentals of what makes them different. Holistic dentists examine clients from a broader, holistic perspective while keeping in mind that the health of the teeth is closely linked to the rest of the body. Additionally, holistic…

Decay, teeth grinding, heavy fillings, all of these and more may lead to teeth cracking. Contrary to what you may think, cracked teeth may not always result in pain, which reinforces the importance of getting regular check-ups from a holistic dentist. Let’s explore this a bit more. A cracked tooth is, as its name implies,…

Why Does My Tooth Need a Crown?

If your dentist determines that you need a dental crown, you are in good company. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, crowns are the most common restorative dental procedure, with approximately 2.3 million crowns made annually. Crowns are used frequently because they offer an effective and time-tested solution to a wide range of frequently…

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