Archive for September, 2013
Help Kids Make Brushing Their Teeth Fun
Image Credit: andrewmalone @ Flickr Let’s face it; we all went through a phase as kids where the last thing we wanted to do was brush our teeth. “Toothbrush? Icky-tasting toothpaste? Dentist? No way!” is what we’d claim. Despite the warnings from those older (and wiser) than ourselves, we wouldn’t brush our teeth twice a […]
What is Gingivitis and What Causes It?
What is it? Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums and is the first stage of periodontal disease. While it is the easiest to treat, it can also cause numerous problems if ignored. Periodontal disease is an infection that destroys the gums, the tissues supporting the teeth, the periodontal ligament and the tooth sockets, or […]
What Teeth Say About Your Health
The human body and its systems are all related. The cardiovascular system, the respiratory system, skeletal and the others function simultaneously. It should then come as no surprise that your oral health is the looking glass into your overall body health.From the most common diagnosis to the most severe, your teeth say a lot about […]