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Is there a connection between dental health and mental health?

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Going to the dentist twice a year is essential for maintaining healthy teeth and gums, but did you know that a dental check-up can also help with your mental health? There is a link between oral and mental health, according to psychologist Susan Albers, PsyD. Poor dental health can decrease the quality of your life […]

Tips to prevent receding gums

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Gum recession is a common dental problem. It is the process in which gums begin to recede and pull back, exposing more of the tooth and its root. When this happens, pockets or gaps form between the teeth and along the gum line. Consequences of receding gums When gums recede, disease-causing bacteria can build up […]

4 Tips to protect your teeth during the holidays

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The holiday season has arrived, and adults and children are given plenty of opportunities to celebrate with plenty of celebratory food and drinks. Unfortunately, celebrating can have a negative impact on our dental health. Below are tips to protect your teeth during the holidays. Understand when is the best time to brush If you’ve eaten […]

5 things you can do every day for your teeth

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If we want a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile, we need to develop good daily habits. Keep reading for 5 things you can do every single day to protect your teeth. Brush twice a day for 2 minutes According to the American Dental Association, we should not rush when we brush our teeth, nor […]

8 Easy Dental Tips to Postpone Alzheimer’s

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New research focused on Alzheimer’s disease is providing extra motivation to keep our mouths healthy. An estimated 44 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers have discovered that the bacteria called Porphyromonas gingivalis which causes gum disease (gingivitis) can move from the mouth into the brain. Porphyromonas gingivalis produces a protein that destroys […]

7 Healthy Foods for Your Teeth

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Good oral hygiene practices and regular visits to your dentist are essential for the health of your mouth. We all know how important it is to floss and brush regularly. But what about what we eat and drink? Are there foods that help keep your teeth and gums healthy? The answer is Yes! Below is […]