Oral & Vision Health Blog

Eating Disorders Wreak Havoc on the Teeth

Unfortunately, millions of people—especially women—in the U.S. suffer from eating disorders. The pressure to have an ideal figure can feel crushing with constant advertisements ...
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How Smoking Affects your Mouth

It's no secret that smoking can give you bad breath. But how smoking affects your mouth is often surprising. 
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The Gross Truth: Burping Can Damage Your Teeth

It’s Friday night and you place an order for delicious hot wings. Immediately after your dinner, you find yourself regretting your decision. Acid reflux and heartburn kicks in ...
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6 Dental Habits You Need to Stop... NOW!

You may think that chewing on ice or candy is no big deal, when in fact, you’re gradually wearing down and essentially destroying your teeth! That’s right – destroying. Sometimes ...
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7 Ways to Encourage Your Children to Brush Their Teeth

Much like eating healthy food or going to bed on time, brushing teeth properly is an activity that kids often resist. However, it can't be ignored, because brushing properly ...
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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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5 Simple [and cost-effective] Home Teeth Whitening Remedies

Everyone’s always looking for ways to get a brighter, better smile. But what if we told you there are ways to achieve your ideal smile without spending loads of money on whitening ...
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