October is National Dental Hygiene Month, saluting dental hygienists and the role they play in patients’ health and well-being including sharing the dental hygiene tips every patient should hear.
18 Oct 2022
We have all heard the saying “you are you what you eat.” The idea that what we eat can affect our health is not new. For National Nutrition Month, we wanted to know what specific foods can help our teeth and gums stay healthy. Here is what we’re putting on our next charcuterie board!
Dental implants are a good replacement for teeth that are lost or broken, but in some cases they might experience complications. We asked several periodontists (dentists who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease and in the placement of dental implants) for the top 5 signs your dental implant is failing.
We’ve all been guilty of using our teeth improperly. From using as bottle openers to opening up bags of chips, our teeth are more versatile than a Leatherman tool. While it’s convenient to use our teeth as tools, it can be a bad idea. Here are six really bad ideas for your teeth from dental experts:
Gum disease is serious. So are our supporters. Let’s build off this groundswell and help save lives.
49 states in the United States now officially stand behind the grassroots movement to raise awareness of gum disease and its treatment options by proclaiming February as Gum Disease Awareness Month. Hundreds of dental clinicians are showing strong support for this important cause; and, the social media world is taking notice, with more than 15,000 followers joining the crusade.