Oral & Vision Health Blog

4 Ways Your Mental Health Can Affect Your Oral Health

When was the last time you stopped what you were doing, took a deep breath, and checked in with yourself? Mental health is such an important aspect of our lives and it’s ...
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3 Ways Vaping Could Affect Your Smile

You walk down the street and are enveloped by a cloud of smoke that smells like … strawberries? Known as Electronic cigarettes, E-cigs or Vapes – it’s a craze that has proven ...
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How to Treat Your Baby's Thrush

You look at your little one and notice cracked skin around their mouth and white spots on their lips and tongue. It's more common than you think, however many people don't know ...
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5 Reasons Why You Should Brush Your Tongue

You know that it is important to brush your teeth twice a day to maintain good oral health, but did you also know how important it is to brush your tongue? Just like our teeth, ...
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Children's Dental Health Month: Encourage Good Habits

It’s February, and that means it’s time to focus on your children's dental health! While it’s important all year, the American Dental Association sponsors Children's Dental ...
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3 Ways Oral Piercings Can Harm Your Mouth

Can oral piercings harm your mouth? Tongue or lip rings might be tempting as a cool way to express yourself. But it’s important to weigh the risks before you make the choice to ...
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What Are the Effects of Tobacco on My Oral Health?

We’ve all been subject to the “No smoking” ads and literature growing up. At school, sometimes work, parents and elders – at some point in our lives we’ve heard that smoking is ...
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LINKED: Oral Bacteria and Pancreatic Cancer Risk

It has been known for a while that oral health can impact overall health. For example, oral bacteria has been associated with inflammation causing heart disease. What you may ...
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What is Antibiotic Prophylaxis?

At your last visit to the dentist, he or she may have suggested an antibiotic prophylaxis. While that sounds like a complicated term, it simply means receiving antibiotic ...
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Sugar Free Treats that Promote Dental Health

We all get hungry between meals, but the cheapest, most convenient snacks generally aren't good for our teeth or the rest of our bodies. It's quick and easy to grab a candy bar ...
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