While it is always important to keep your mouth as healthy as possible, wintertime can present unique challenges to this goal. As we move towards the end of 2021 and the temperatures begin to drop, you need to stay extra vigilant in your practicing of good oral health. In today’s blog, your Brighton, MA, dentists… Read more »
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 »
Why You Shouldn’t Stress Your Teeth Out
You probably can’t make your stress just disappear, but by understanding how it affects your smile, you may be more apt to relax before it destroys your smile.
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 »
Brighton Dentist Shares Three Tips for Preventing Bad Breath
There may be nothing that can create self-consciousness faster than the realization that you have bad breath. In your attempts to hide bad breath from those around you, you may resort to mumbling, refusing to face people directly, or just clamming up. However, these acts may be interpreted as rude or awkward. Therefore, having fresh… Read more »
Brighton Dentist: Linking Gum Disease with Heart Disease
Have you ever seen a house sitting on a shifting foundation? Cracks run down the walls, and doors stick in their frames. However, once discovered, the source of all of the problems throughout the house can be traced back to a single problem. The human body often works the same way. Just as a house… Read more »