11 Causes of Bad Breath

It might seem that something like bad breath is bound to be a simple condition. After all, it’s just an odor in your mouth, right? But the truth is that bad breath is another manifestation of the complex interaction between your oral health and your overall health, and the reasons why you get Read More

How Can I Sleep Better and Improve my Dental Health with Mindfulness?

Staring wide-eyed at the ceiling, trying desperately to sleep: nobody enjoys it, but we’ve all been there. You likely know the ramifications of poor sleep; being unable to focus at work, strain on your heart, increased risk of obesity and, of course, a negative impact on your oral health. How is Sleep Related to My Read More

How Brushing Can Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Later in Life

Every day, researchers are finding ways in which your oral health relates to your overall health. A recent study out of the University of Bergen in Norway has connected gingivitis bacteria to Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers found that the bacteria that causes gingivitis can progress to the brain. That bacteria creates an enzyme that can destroy Read More

Could Tiny Robots Take the Place of Brushing and Flossing?

Brushing and flossing are very important to maintaining good oral health. However, they can also be a bit of pain. That’s why not everyone actually keeps up with these critical oral health habits. Only about 60% of Americans brush their teeth twice a day, and much fewer--30%!--floss their teeth every day. How Read More

Gum Disease Misconceptions

Gum disease is a very common condition. At least half of American adults have some degree of gum disease. Unfortunately, the frequency of the condition doesn’t mean that understanding the disease is common knowledge. Instead, many people have misconceptions about the disease, misconceptions that can lead to very serious consequences. Here are some of Read More

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