Fatal Tooth Infection Kills Long-Haul Trucker

Did you know that a tooth ignored can turn deadly? It’s something that happens a dozen times or so a year, and it’s always tragic because these deaths could have been prevented with regular dental checkups. But the recent case of 26-year-old Vadim Kondratyuk, a generally healthy long-haul trucker from Sacramento, is particularly tragic as Read More

New Definition of Oral Health Forwards Holistic Approach

In December, the Journal of the American Dental Association published an editorial adopting a new, comprehensive definition of oral health. This definition of oral health had previously been written and accepted by an international coalition of dental boards, including the ADA. By making a more comprehensive definition, the ADA has taken types of dentistry that Read More

Why do we have wisdom teeth?

3 reasons we have wisdom teeth You probably have many different friends who have had their wisdom teeth removed. In fact, you yourself might have had the wisdom teeth removed from your own mouth. Of course, this begs the question "Why do I have wisdom teeth?" After all, if you are just going to have Read More

The Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Health

Oral health: Your mouth as a window to your general health Oral health is important and can be achieved with regular brushing and flossing of your teeth, using mouthwash and eating nutritional foods. However, did you know that oral health can reveal how the rest of your body is doing? Indeed, oral health Read More

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