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How Dental Health Affects Overall Health

How Dental Health Affects Overall Health

Why A Healthy Mouth Is Good For Your Body We all know that good oral hygiene is important in general, but it is also important to understand the negative effects poor oral hygiene can have on your overall health.   An unhealthy mouth, especially if you have gum...

How To Prepare For Your Root Canal

How To Prepare For Your Root Canal

So, you need to have a root canal.   Aside from the pain and anxiety associated with having the need for a root canal, there are a few tips to prepare for the procedure.   First, let's explore what a root canal is and why they are done. What is a Root Canal? A root...

The Beginner’s Guide to Gingivitis

The Beginner’s Guide to Gingivitis

Gingivitis, also commonly known as “Gum Disease” is a condition where bacteria form in your mouth and that bacteria is called plaque. The reason we are told to brush at least twice a day is so that plaque doesn’t build up in your teeth. If plaque is left alone, it can...

5 Ways Smoking Can Leave You in the Dentists Chair

5 Ways Smoking Can Leave You in the Dentists Chair

We all know the nasty little cancer sticks known as cigarettes will kill you. This article’s not about that. Today we’re talking about the other nasties that come along with that puff you love so much. Our focus is on the mouth, teeth, gums and the toll smoking leaves...

3 Ways Coconut Oil Can Improve Your Oral Health

If you haven’t already explored the wonders of coconut oil, we’re excited to introduce you to the variety of health benefits it can provide to your overall oral health. By swishing a spoonful of coconut oil in your mouth every day for 15 minutes, also known as “oil...