How Celiac Disease Can Affect Your Oral Health

 Celiac disease, which is related to an autoimmune response to foods containing gluten, can impact people at any age, toddlerhood to post-retirement years. The condition is often thought to only impact the intestinal tract, but it can also cause symptoms such as chronic fatigue and a painful, itchy skin rash. It even … [Read more...]

4 Tips to Prevent Oral Health Problems

In most circumstances, it is easier to prevent a problem than to correct it. This is especially true where oral health is concerned. Your dentist has a huge toolkit of restorative options at their disposal when it comes to healing a problem with your teeth or gums, but there are at least four very simple ways to avoid … [Read more...]

Top 5 Threats to Your Dental Health

The consequences of ignoring of your dental health can be serious: tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, tooth loss, and significant appearance issues. The good news is that you have a great deal of control over your dental health, and you can start to improve it immediately. Learn the five top threats to your long-term … [Read more...]

How to Treat a Toothache at Home

Tooth pain can strike at any time – not just during your dentist’s office hours – and can have a variety of causes, including tooth decay, a broken or chipped tooth, or an abscess or infection. If you can’t get to a dentist right away to have them treat the cause of your toothache, you may want to take some steps at … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Treat Dry Mouth

Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a dental condition impacting about 20 percent of all older adults. The lack of normal saliva flow that characterizes dry mouth can be caused by prescription medications such as those to treat allergies, incontinence, or Parkinson’s disease, or by medical conditions such as Alzheimer’s … [Read more...]

3 Ways To Prevent Cavities

One dental challenge that is common to almost everyone is tooth decay. More than 90 percent of Americans have experienced cavities during their adulthood, so this is an ongoing threat to oral health for most of us. Despite the prevalence of cavities in the United States, there are many ways to keep them at bay for a … [Read more...]