Blog Posts Categorized: Oral Health



March 24th, 2017
Oral Health and Overall Health: The Connection

Did you know more than 120 medical conditions can be detected by signs and symptoms in the mouth? The health of our teeth, gums and mouth are all connected to the health of the rest of our bodies. Dentists cand catch oral health problems early, before they potentially become painful or costly – and they… Read more »

March 1st, 2017
Have an oral surgery scheduled? We have some tips to help your recovery.

Just like any surgery, oral surgery can be serious, and requires time for your body to recuperate. In addition to instruction from your dentist/doctor, the few tips below can help you with a strong recovery. Bleeding Bleeding is common for the first few days after an oral surgery. Tannic acid, commonly found in tea, has… Read more »

February 28th, 2017
Eating Disorders and Oral Health

By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) recognizes this week as National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.  More than 10 million Americans currently are affected by serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder. Read more about how eating disorders affect our oral health.   Our mouths are connected… Read more »

February 14th, 2017
Ask Hygienist Leah: How do I get my kid to brush?

  By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS “With our busy schedule, my wife and I struggle to get our 4-year-old to brush her teeth in the morning. We usually end up doing a really quick job on the way out the door, which I’m sure leaves lots of sugar bugs behind. Do you have any tips… Read more »

February 13th, 2017
Sealants and Fluoride: What’s the difference, and why does my kid need them?
February 7th, 2017
Why do we lose our teeth?

It’s a rite of passage that every child goes through – losing their baby (also known as milk, deciduous or primary) teeth. The thought of pulling out pieces of our mouth can be a scary one for a child or even an adult to think about – but what can help the shock is understanding… Read more »