With the summer sports season just around the corner, we’d like to remind everyone to think about safety. What do you think might happen if you (or one of your children) got hit in the mouth or jaw while playing a contact sports activity? If you weren’t wearing properly fitted mouth guard, the answer in a nutshell is: A Lot!
Dental disease is the most widespread of all human ailments, affecting 95% of people. Tooth decay is by far the most prevalent form of dental disease among most younger people, but too many of them do not even think of poor dental health as being a significant problem.
April, with the beginnings of a bright new season, is a good time to remember how important healthy teeth and gums are to our overall health and well-being.
A toothache can invade and disrupt every living moment of your life. Toothaches may be caused by a cavity (tooth decay), abscesses, gum disease, loose or broken fillings, exposed tooth roots, food particles wedged between the teeth or trapped below your gum line, sinus pressure, trauma or irritation resulting from clenching or grinding.
If you are one of the unlucky people who will have a close encounter with the new flu virus this year, there are some things you can do orally to reduce the impact on your health.