Oral & Vision Health Blog

Oral Health and Strokes: Do You Know the Signs?

We’ve reported before about the oral health-overall health connection. Taking care of your teeth is important because poor oral hygiene can lead to many health issues. This ...
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No, It’s Not Cool to Avoid the Dentist in Young Adulthood

We get it. You’re busy. The last thing you feel like making time for is sitting in a dentist’s chair. Besides, you brush your teeth multiple times a day. And, you don’t feel like ...
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Do Dental Implants Last a Lifetime?

Dental implants have existed for centuries. A third century B.C. dental implant—an iron pin—recently was discovered in La Chêne, France, according to the Huffington Post. The ...
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When Should your Child's First Dental Appointment Happen?

Good dental health is important from a very early age. When you see your baby's first tooth, you can start brushing it with a soft-bristled toothbrush that has a small head. You ...
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Four Surprising and Rare Dental Conditions

The majority of us will make regular trips over the courses of our lifetimes to the dentist. And, for most of us, the visits will be for fairly routine: cleanings, perhaps a few ...
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Your Toothbrush is Gross. Find Out How to Keep it Clean!

Your toothbrush is gross. Yes, it's true.
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4 Ways to Help Ease the Pain of Braces for Kids

Braces are often an inevitable rite of passage for most children. The rewards of straight teeth and properly aligned jaws are a gift that literally lasts a lifetime. But, children ...
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4 Tips for Getting your Claims Processed Quickly and Accurately

If you've ever had major dental work or other types of medical care, then you may have played the claims processing waiting game. If you're in the midst of filing yet another ...
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4 Things to Consider when Looking for a Dental Plan

Like millions of Americans, you're likely taking a look at your dental plan. Thinking about a new one? Considering changing dental care providers? Keep these four things in mind ...
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This Week in Weird: Oil Pulling

When I was assigned oil pulling as a blog topic, I thought, “Um. Okaaaaay.” A quick Google search revealed the latest wellness craze, an ancient Ayurvedic dental technique from ...
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