Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

  • Two Ways You Can Achieve Teeth Whitening

    A bright and confident smile leads to a stronger and more presentable personality. Everyone wants to fix oral problems as quickly as possible, and tooth blemishes are one of those problems you can fix quickly. That brown patch or blackish discoloration making you look awkward whenever you talk or smile can be removed quite easily when you consider teeth whitening as an option. There are two ways you can achieve effective teeth whitening:

  • How Sugar Can Represent a Twin Threat to Your Oral Health

    Sugar comes in many different forms. It occurs naturally in fruit, but can also be added to artificially manufactured food and drink in large quantities. Many people believe that sugar presents a general threat to your health, as it can promote cellular inflammation. However, it seems that it can pose a particular threat to the health of your teeth, from not one but two different perspectives. What should you be aware of before you buy any packaged fruit juices or high-energy drinks again?

  • Helping Your Child Overcome Dental Phobia

    Dental anxiety in kids can result in poor oral health. As a parent, this is the last thing you want for your child. The good thing is that there's a host of things you can do to help your child overcome dental phobia. Keep it simple Avoid too many details during your visit to the dentist. Numerous details raises more questions and cause unnecessary anxiety. Maintain a positive attitude when talking about an upcoming visit.

  • When Your Happy Child's Smile is Gappy: Why Babies Have Gaps Between Their Teeth

    Did you know that teeth begin growing in babies whilst they are still in the womb, as early as 11 weeks into their development? By the time they are born, their first set of teeth (primary) is already mineralised and in position, ready to erupt from about the age of 6 months. This means that beyond that delightfully gummy first smile lies a fully developed set of baby teeth, 20 in all, which will later follow the natural order and grow into position to help your baby learn to talk and chew food.

  • Protect Your Oral Health by Knowing the Signs of Enamel Erosion

    Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your body, but enamel erosion is still something about which you should be concerned. Enamel is responsible for protecting the inner layers of your teeth; in a way, enamel can be considered their first line of defence. Unfortunately, enamel can be worn down by the acids and sugars found in the foods and drinks that you consume, with sugary sodas being one of the biggest culprits.

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    About Me
    Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

    You may have heard that cavities and oral decay are linked to things like heart disease, and, in fact, your oral health affects your entire body. Hi! My name is Brenda, and I like to look at things holistically. Because of that, I created this blog. I plan for its posts to look at the link between dental issues and other health issues. I hope that the people who visit this blog learn a few tips about oral care as well as gaining a deeper understanding of why it's so important. Healthy smiles indicate a healthy body, and I hope this blog helps you achieve both!