Category Archives: Dental Health

Bruxism Can Leave Your Teeth Incredibly Sensitive

Records show that about 30 to 40 million adults in the United States alone suffer from bruxism or reflexive clenching or grinding of teeth, most commonly when one is asleep. Bruxism is extremely damaging to your dental health considering that you are not in control of the amount of force your jaws are exerting during […]

Dietary Changes That Can Slow Tooth Sensitivity

There are things that can cause you to have tooth sensitivity and then there are things you can do to slow it down and reduce the pain resulting from sensitive teeth. There is one thing for sure that can slow down tooth sensitivity, and that is a diet change. You can modify the foods you […]

Dangers of Chewing Ice Go Beyond Your Teeth

To combat eating too much and snacking, there are many people who enjoy chewing ice as it tends to satisfy a lot of cravings. However, ice is of course quite hard and this can end up causing a lot of issues with your teeth. Dental damage is probably one of the biggest issues, but there […]

Common Signs You Are Not Flossing Properly

At the outset, you should know that flossing just once a day is enough for good oral hygiene. More than that would be an overkill considering that plaque has a 24-hour incubation period. Most people think that flossing is a waste of time, especially if they are already brushing two or three times a day […]

Connection Between Heart Issues and Dental Problems

Unknown to many, there is a connection between dental problems and heart issues. According to researchers, the link between the two is associated by the existence of bacteria and inflammation that are similarly found in the gums and connective heart tissues. Bacteria that flourish in the gums can enter the bloodstream and travel to different […]