dental hygiene

Why Good Dental Hygiene Is Important Beyond Your Teeth

Dental Hygiene

Taking care of your dental hygiene can do more than prevent cavities.  According to Dr. Martinna Bertolini, an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and more have been linked to dental health. The same bacteria that causes problems in oral cavities, and […]

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The Connection Between Asthma And Oral Health


People with asthma are more likely to experience gum disease Roughly 235 million people around the globe experience asthma — an inflammatory disease that narrows and inflames the airways, therefore resulting in symptoms like difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing, and tightening of the chest. This condition can also cause dry mouth, […]

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Why Use A Water Flosser To Clean Your Teeth?

Water Flosser

A water flosser, also known as an oral irrigator or dental water jet, is a dental hygiene device designed to clean and maintain oral health. It works by utilising a combination of water pressure and pulsations to remove food particles, debris, and plaque from between teeth and along the gumline. […]

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Charcoal Toothpaste: Does It Work?

Charcoal Toothpaste

Charcoal toothpaste, which is often marketed as a natural solution to clean and whiten teeth, may account for a portion of projected sales. With little research supporting claims that charcoal toothpaste can whiten teeth effectively and even less available confirming its safety, some dental professionals are hesitant to recommend it […]

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When Should You See A Dentist For Tooth Pain?

Tooth Pain

If you’re someone who has managed to avoid instances of tooth pain throughout your life, consider yourself lucky. Over two-fifths of American adults have reported experiencing some form of mouth pain, including cavities and gum disease. Despite being preventable, cavities affect over 90% of American adults, according to the Centers […]

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It’s Not Just Sugary Food That’s Responsible for Poor Oral Health

Oral Health

Brushing your teeth is essential for maintaining optimal oral health, but like most aspects of health, the full story is more complicated. As directors of the Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia, we know firsthand that inequalities exist when it comes to oral health, including in children. Some people […]

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Wondering Why You Have Yellow Teeth?

Yellow Teeth

Do you try to hide your smile due to your yellow teeth? If so, you should figure out why this is happening rather than keeping your mouth shut! All of us desire teeth that shine bright and white, but we also tend to neglect our nighttime oral hygiene routine, eat […]

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