Tag Archives: Dental Health

Your Mouth, Your Body, Your Health – 10 Facts

10 facts about your health

Oral health is being able to smile, speak, chew, swallow, touch and express feelings and emotions without pain, discomfort and disease. It gives you the confidence to live, work and play. Oral health is important for well-being and quality of life.

Stress and your Oral Health

Stress and Oral Health

We are all too familiar with stress, and how it can affect our energy levels, sleep patterns and mood. What you may not be aware of is how stress can also have an impact on your mouth. As dentists, we are seeing more and more cases of patients with stress-related oral health problems. If you are concerned about your oral health, please visit your dentist for a consultation.

Poor oral health linked to higher blood pressure, worse blood pressure control

Oral Health connected with Blood pressure

People with high blood pressure taking medication for their condition are more likely to benefit from the therapy if they have good oral health, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension.

ADA 2019: New perio classifications help improve patient care

Whole Body Health - New Perio Classification

September 5, 2019 — SAN FRANCISCO – Updates to periodontitis and peri-implant disease classifications can help dental professionals improve the care of their patients, according to a presentation at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress.

Oral health remains top medical concern in U.S.

Oral Health Concerns

September 24, 2019 — U.S. patients are more concerned about their oral health than any other health issue, and the problem is compounded by patients’ limited access to dental care, according to a September 23 research report by DentaQuest.

Does poor oral health impact brain function?

Oral Health's impact to the brain

The International Journal of Dental Hygiene recently released an article, “Success of non‐surgical periodontal therapy in adult periodontitis patients‐a retrospective analysis,” that studied adult patients who had undergone periodontal treatment.

Readiness to serve includes dental fitness, good oral health

Dental Fitness

September 26, 2019 — U.S. service members need to stay fit and ready for the fight at any time and at any place, and a big part of that is keeping all parts of the body healthy. That includes oral health.

Success Rates of Non‐Surgical Periodontal Therapy in Adult Perio Patients

Success Rates of Non‐Surgical Periodontal Therapy

The International Journal of Dental Hygiene recently released an article, “Success of non‐surgical periodontal therapy in adult periodontitis patients‐a retrospective analysis,” that studied adult patients who had undergone periodontal treatment.

TOOTH OR FALSE? Five Dental Myths Debunked

Dental Myths Debunked

Tooth be told, there’s a lot of potential misunderstandings when it comes to dental treatment and proper dental care which fuels the lack of excitement when you see an upcoming dental appointment on your calendar. And while its true that going to the dentist isn’t all fun and games, knowing the truth behind certain myths will certainly help your chances of maintaining good oral health.

Eating disorders linked with poor gum conditions, quality of life

Eating Disorders and Oral Hygiene

August 20, 2019 — Patients diagnosed with anorexia and bulimia have significantly worse periodontal conditions and poorer oral health-related quality of life, such as physical and psychological limitations, according to a new study published in the Journal of Periodontology.