Month: June 2014

Is Stress Damaging your Dental Health?

Long term stress effects your immune system, your heart health, and your overall health. You may not relate stress to your dental health, however. Many people become caught up with the stress of all of the necessary tasks they have. If you keep an insane schedule which includes eating and drinking at odd hours and… Read more »

Top Reasons for Dental Implants

Dental patients with missing teeth have several options to restore form and function. Traditional dentures have served a great purpose in tooth replacement for a long time. However, new technology and advancements in dentistry allow dentists to provide patients with the means of replacement which most closely mimic natural teeth. Dental implants are increasingly popular… Read more »

Dietary Tips for the Healthiest Possible Smile

Many of us love to eat, but we worry about our overall health. Your weight, blood pressure, heart health, etc., are certainly valid concerns. But don’t forget about your teeth and gums. Dental health is highly susceptible to poor diet choices. Furthermore, oral-systemic health dictates that when you have an overall health breakdown, it sometimes… Read more »

Stand Up Straight for Healthier TMJs

If you notice discomfort or pain in the muscles and joints of your jaw when you open your mouth, your TMJs may be to blame. TMJs (temporomandibular joints) are hinges which connect the temporal bone of your skull to your lower jaw (also known as your mandible). TMJs allow you to comfortably and smoothly talk, chew,… Read more »