Bad Habits that Might Hurt your Teeth

We may not realize that many of the small things we do on a daily basis could be hurting our teeth. Starting from our early childhood days, most of us have developed habits that could harm teeth, so it’s best to know what the bad habits are. If you or anyone in your family, follows these habits, it’s best to know and stop them now and if you have a kid(s) then talk to them about breaking the habits now at an early age so that they don’t run into problems as they get older. Check out the list of
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Stop Sugar Cravings!

Do you have a sweet tooth? Do you find yourself craving candy and pretty much anything sweet? Having a high intake of sugars isn’t good for your overall health, especially in the long run. By consuming high amounts of sugar, you could cause health issues from diabetes to heart related diseases, plus you could even cause problems for your teeth by getting cavities. In the end avoiding sugar might be difficult, as it is in most of the foods we eat but if you do your part and reduce you sugar intake by following the tips below then you should
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Common Dental Problems for Seniors cont.

In our previous post about common dental problems amongst seniors, we discussed how dry mouth and tooth decay can cause dental problems for seniors. Now in this post, we will talk about other common dental problems that can occur amongst seniors such as gum disease, oral cancer and tooth crowding. Gum Disease – If you notice that your gums are red, swollen or are bleeding easily, then it might be a sign that you have gingivitis and it must be treated as soon as possible. If gingivitis gets left untreated it can eventually lead to periodontitis which can then cause
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Are your Medications Affecting your Oral Health?

How can you tell if your medications are the reason for problems with your oral health? If you aren’t sure whether the medications you take are the reason, then continue reading this blog so you can learn about how medications can affect your oral health and what things to notice and be aware of. Here is a list of the possible side effects that could happen while being on medications: (See below list for more detailed explanations) Unusual Bleeding (Medications like aspirin, heparin and warfarin can cause bleeding issues during oral surgery or periodontal disease treatments.) Changes in your taste
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