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…

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…

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…

The Link: Cardio and Oral Health

Holistic dentistry professionals know that overall health is intricately tied to oral health.  Several studies have linked heart disease and gum disease, showing that the same bacteria that infect the gums may also lead to cardiovascular disease.  With this in mind, dental professionals are increasingly urging patients to consider the “big picture” when it comes to…

Miami dentists have seen an increase in the number of patients who grind their teeth regularly.  Children, especially, exhibit weakened tooth enamel and stress fissures along the molars.  These two telltale signs of teeth grinding are alarming for Miami dental professionals for several reasons.  Teeth grinding leads to poor oral health and larger health issues…

toddlers teeth

Toddlers always do what they’re told, never complain about doing things they don’t like, and rarely lose their temper. As any parent knows, none of these things are true. Toddlers can be stubborn and resistant in their perfectly normal efforts to test boundaries and explore what they can and cannot do (or get away with)….

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