Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

  • How to Care for Complete Dentures

    If you have just been fitted for complete dentures, congratulations! You are on your way to a new, improved smile. But before you can start enjoying your new dentures, there are a few things you need to know about how to care for them. This blog post will discuss the best ways to keep your dentures clean and looking their best. Read on to discover more! 1. Brush your dentures regularly with a toothbrush and denture toothpaste

  • Key Reasons to See a Dentist for Cosmetic Injectables

    There is a common misconception that a beautiful smile starts and ends with teeth. However, nothing could be further from the truth because your lips, gums and surrounding facial tissue play a crucial role in your smile. This might explain why dentists offer dermal filler injectables to complement cosmetic dental procedures. However, most people are still not convinced that dentists are the perfect physician to administer injectables. This article highlights why you should see a dentist for anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.

  • Those Vexing Veneers: Why Is Your Dental Veneer Loose?

    The principle behind a dental veneer couldn't be simpler. Whatever the tooth's imperfection—whether it's misshapen or permanently discoloured in a way that can't be reversed with teeth whitening—a veneer simply covers the problem. These workhorses of cosmetic dentistry are simply tooth-shaped (and tooth-coloured), incredibly thin shells bonded to the tooth's outward-facing surface. They're usually made of porcelain, although acrylic is also possible. Of course, if something is bonded, it's also possible for it to debond.

  • 4 Benefits of Regular Childhood Dental Visits

    Childhood dental visits are important to not only keep kids' teeth free from cavities but also to prevent a whole range of oral health problems. Here are four good reasons to regularly take your kids to a local dental practice so a dentist can check their teeth.  1. Healthy Teeth During a dental visit, a dentist checks for the early signs of cavity development. They can place a filling in a cavity before it becomes painful to prevent the decay from spreading deeper into the tooth.

  • How a Dental Abscess Require Emergency Treatment

    Sometimes a toothache fades as quickly as it arrived. It's a mystery, but in the absence of any ongoing symptoms, it's something that should be reported to your dentist at your next appointment. Not all toothaches are quite so short-lived. The cause of an abscessed tooth will have been developing for weeks (or months), but the onset of pain might be the first warning you get. The trouble is that this toothache won't be short-lived, and your discomfort will escalate considerably, and rather quickly too.

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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!