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Avoid Acidic Foods to Protect Teeth

Our modern diet has many dangers for your teeth. The high carbohydrate content in many foods feeds oral bacteria that then produce an acidic excretion that attacks your tooth enamel, leading to cavities that need fillings or worse. However, many foods are acidic on their own, and should be consumed with caution. How [...]

5 Ways to Keep Your Face from Shrinking with Dentures

One of the things that people fear most about getting dentures is the way their face may shrink as a result. With smaller bones, they end up with excess skin that sags and folds, sinking in around the mouth, cheeks, eyes and other places. Although some amount of bone loss is inevitable, here [...]

Yes, Even Nicotine-free E-cigarettes Are Bad for Oral Health

E-cigarettes have been making waves once again, after the seventh death related to e-cigarettes and vaping was confirmed in America. Here in Australia, the sale of liquid for e-cigarettes that contains nicotine is illegal, which lowers the risk associated with the habit significantly. But while we’ve all heard stories of friends or acquaintances using e-cigarettes [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Health|

Can Behavioral Therapy Help You Improve Your Oral Hygiene

For many years, there has been a powerful stigma attached to any kind of psychological therapy. It was believed that this solution was only appropriate for people with serious mental health issues. Therefore, anyone who was seeking therapy must have problems, so people were reluctant to get therapy, and, when they did, they were reluctant [...]

When Dental Care Can Save Your Life: Preoperative Dental Care Cuts Risks

We know that good oral health is a strong foundation for overall health. Now a new study shows a situation where getting dental care can literally save your life. In a large study in Japan, researchers found that getting dental care before surgery can reduce your risk of pneumonia and death. A [...]