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Which Snacks Do You Want Around for Healthy Teeth?

Posted on 1/18/2021 by Lemond Hunter
To enjoy better dental health and reduce the risk of decay, it helps to focus on a well-balanced and healthy diet. Some foods are simply better for the health and care of the teeth and gums than others. Therefore, when it comes to snacking, you can always find healthier substitutes. What to Choose in Dental-friendly Snacks While you may be used to visiting a vending machine for snacking at work, you should avoid following this kind of routine. Most of the snacks in a vending machine represent processed and sugary foods that are not good for the teeth. For instance, the chips sold in...
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What pH Should Your Mouth Have If It Is Health?

Posted on 1/4/2021 by Lemond Hunter
When you read a pH scale, it will range from 1 to 14. Mid-range or 7 is neutral pH. When the pH in the mouth falls below 5.5, you need to adjust your diet, as the foods you eat can cause the pH in the mouth to tend toward acidity or alkalinity. While a pH reading below a 7 signifies the amount of acid in the mouth, any pH reading above 7 defines the amount of alkalinity. Therefore, it is better to eat foods or drink beverages that are more alkaline in nature. Maintaining a Healthy Mouth pH To experience better dental health, you need to eat more alkaline foods and avoid foods that are...
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The Problems with Not Making Oral Health Just As Important As Your Overall Health

Posted on 12/21/2020 by Lemond Hunter
Patients experience problems when they do not make their oral health just as important as their overall health. The mouth often brims with bacteria that can cause diseases. The main problems that result from a lack of good oral hygiene are cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and respiratory infections. Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease describes a group of conditions that affect your heart. Bacteria/plaque builds up on your gums and they become inflamed. This condition is called periodontal disease. If the bacteria get into your bloodstream, this can lead to a hardening of the...
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All Posts:

Which Snacks Do You Want Around for Healthy Teeth?
1/18/2021
What pH Should Your Mouth Have If It Is Health?
1/4/2021
The Problems with Not Making Oral Health Just As Important As Your Overall Health
12/21/2020
Take Your Oral Health Seriously and Make Sure It is a Top Priority
12/7/2020
Wearing a Mouthguard to Improve Sleeping
11/16/2020
Which Drinks Can Improve the Health of Your Gums?
11/2/2020
What Exercise Has to Do with the Health of Your Mouth
10/19/2020
Tips to Avoid Stains on New Composite Fillings
10/5/2020
Why Ignoring Dental Cracks Is So Dangerous
9/21/2020
Why Do Some People Get Lots of Cavities?
9/7/2020
Are There Any Natural Breath Fresheners?
8/24/2020
Why Is Milk Recommended for Storing a Dislodged Tooth?
8/10/2020
Reasons to Replace a Toothbrush Before It Gets Worn Out
7/23/2020
What Is Oral Thrush
7/7/2020
Is Scaling and Root Planing a Painful Process?
6/22/2020
Why Homeopathic DIY Dental Solutions Should Be Avoided
6/8/2020
Have you Ever Heard of Dental Debridement?
3/20/2020
How Rinsing with a Mouthwash After Brushing Benefits Your Teeth
3/10/2020
How the Sinuses Can Lead to Pain in the Upper Jaw and Teeth
2/20/2020
Are Your Teeth Causing Your Migraines?
2/10/2020
Do People Eating Low Carb Diets Have To Worry About Extra Dental Problems?
1/20/2020
Does Seaweed Do Anything to Boost Oral Health When It Is Part of Your Diet?
1/10/2020
Do You Really Need to Get Annual X-Rays?
12/20/2019
Dangers of Letting Your Mouth Dry Out
12/10/2019
Can You Feel When a Dental Filling Becomes Loose?
11/20/2019
Best Filling Options for Front Teeth with Cavities
11/10/2019
Why Do Athletes Tend to Get More Gum Disease?
10/20/2019
Are There Secrets to Always Having Pleasant Breath?
10/10/2019
Top Reasons We Use Suction Tools When Cleaning Your Teeth
9/20/2019
Times Where You Need to Get Panoramic X-rays
9/10/2019
Oral Health Changes You Can Start Making Today
8/20/2019
How to Eat When You Have a Toothache Until We Can See You
8/10/2019
Understanding the Importance of Biofilm
7/20/2019
Uncommon Causes of Bad Breath
7/10/2019
Did You Know We Can Help When You Decide to Quit Smoking?
6/20/2019
Dental Implants Can Greatly Boost Confidence
6/10/2019
Should You Brush Your Teeth in Circles or Lines?
5/20/2019
How to Keep Your Lips from Cracking?
5/10/2019
Can Crowns Become Loose?
4/20/2019
Best Ways to Learn How to Be Proactive About Your Oral Health
4/10/2019
Loose Teeth as an Adult Signifies a Problem with Your Oral Health
3/20/2019
Let Us Help You When You Have Dental Questions Instead of Looking Them Up Online
3/10/2019
Signs Your Fillings Are Coming Loose
2/20/2019
How Sinus Pressure Can Impact Your Teeth
2/10/2019
Foods That Can Freshen Your Breath
1/20/2019
Eating a Rainbow Diet Can Help Your Oral Health Improve
1/10/2019
What Enamel Does for Your Teeth Aside from Protecting Them
12/20/2018
What Dry Mouth Can Do to Your Teeth
12/10/2018
Can You Make it To Where Your Teeth Are Less Sensitive to Heat?
11/20/2018
There Are Several Benefits that Come with Conscious Sedation
11/10/2018
How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy with Partials
10/20/2018
How to Keep Your Mouth Clean Following Pocket Reduction
10/10/2018
Mouth Guards Can Improve Your Sleep
9/20/2018
Medications That Cause Discolored Teeth
9/10/2018
What We Look for During Oral Cancer Screenings
8/20/2018
What We Look At During Dental Exams
8/10/2018
How to Ease Jaw Aches When Your TMJ Gets Inflamed
7/20/2018
Brushing Before Going to Sleep Is Necessary for Good Oral Health
7/10/2018
What People Notice When They First Meet You
6/20/2018
What is It about Sports Drinks that Harm Your Teeth?
6/10/2018
"Types of Problems That Fall Under the Category of Dental Emergencies"
5/20/2018
Types of Dental Bridges You Can Get
5/10/2018
Making Brushing Easier When You Struggle with Arthritis
4/20/2018
How Much of Your Teeth Are Situated Below the Gums?
4/10/2018
What Options Do You Have for a Gap in Your Front Teeth?
3/25/2018
What is the Difference between Power Flossers and Water Flossers?
3/15/2018
What Type of Oral Health Goals Do You Have?
2/23/2018
What to Do When a Tooth Comes in Crooked
2/13/2018
Why You Need to Replace Your Toothbrush When a Cold Sore Erupts
1/25/2018
Why You Need to Limit Drinking Acidic Beverages
1/15/2018
Types of Cracks Best Covered by Veneers
12/23/2017
Tooth Pain and Fevers Usually Signify a Dental Abscess
12/13/2017
Is There Any Benefit to Making Homemade Toothpaste?
11/27/2017
How Your Gag Reflex Impacts Your Dental Visits
11/17/2017
The Importance of Not Using a Hard Bristled Toothbrush
10/25/2017
The Damage That Can Come from Sucking on Candies and Cough Drops
10/15/2017
How Stress Affects Gum Disease
9/27/2017
How Long After a Cleaning Should You Wait to Eat?
9/17/2017
Why Your Toothbrush and Dishwasher Should be Best Friends
8/25/2017
Why You Should Go to the Dentist if Your Gum is Sore to the Touch
8/15/2017
Why Are People Afraid of Root Canals?
7/30/2017
Do You Brush Your Tongue Often Enough?
7/23/2017
Why Eating a Sweet Treat Could Cause Your Teeth to Hurt
6/25/2017
Why Do You Wait to Brush After Anything Acidic?
6/15/2017
There's More to Cosmetic Dentistry Than Whitening
5/30/2017
The Weather Can Affect the Way Your Teeth Feel
5/20/2017
The Beating Your Teeth Take When You Have an Oral Piercing
4/27/2017
Talking to Your Dentist About Having a Filling Replaced
4/17/2017
Why You Want to Indulge in Strawberries As A Spring Time Snack
3/30/2017
Why Chewing Vegetables is So Good for Your Oral Health
3/20/2017

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