Category: Healthy Living

Poor Dental Care Can Affect Your Overall Health

It is easy to see how poor habits when it comes to your oral care can lead to problems with your teeth and gums. Learning that poor brushing and flossing habits can lead to cavities and periodontal disease will probably fail to shock you. However, you might not realize just how much influence your oral… Read more »

Mouth/Body Connection – Respiratory Infections

Since much of the air you breathe passes through your mouth, it isn’t much of a stretch to assume that your oral health and respiratory health are connected in some way. Still, the extent of that relationship (as part of the more overreaching mouth/body connection) isn’t exactly common knowledge. The truth is, research indicates that… Read more »

Can a Dental Cleaning Preserve Your Mental Health?

The above question may seem like a strange one. However, in light of the recent findings published in a study that draws a connection between tooth loss and the decline of cognitive abilities, it is a relevant one. The study in question administered thinking and memory tests to almost 6,000 men and women, all of… Read more »