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Bad Teeth, Bad Heart? How Your Dental Hygiene Can Affect Your Heart

Brushing and flossing your teeth daily isn’t just something your parents tell you to get you to bed. Daily dental care helps you keep your teeth for as long as possible, but that isn’t the only benefit. Your heart can benefit from keeping your teeth in tip-top condition.Why Can Your Heart Be Affected by Your [...]

I’ve Got A Headache, I Need to See My… Dentist?

Do you experience migraines, headaches or pain in your jaw, neck or shoulders? It could be time to see a dentist. Why? Well, believe it or not, your teeth could be affecting your day to day health, especially if you have headaches consistently that you can’t figure out where they are coming from. If you [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Headaches, TMJ|

Your Teeth Deserve The Best: How Dry Brushing Can Help You

Thousands of toothpaste commercials would have you believe that a 30 second application of toothpaste to your teeth will kill bacteria, refresh your breath, whiten your teeth and prevent decay.  Unfortunately, as with most advertising, it is misleading. Why? Because of biofilm. Biofilm is a microscopic cover of bacterial goo that prevents fluoride or [...]

What Your Tongue Can Tell You about TMJ (and Headaches)

Though this may be surprising, doctors can tell a lot from the color and texture of your tongue. They can tell if you are anemic, B-Vitamin deficient, Iron deficient, Magnesium deficient, and also if you have headaches. If you regularly suffer from headaches, there’s a good chance you also suffer from bruxism (teeth clenching), which [...]

By |July 24th, 2019|TMJ|

Dental Implants Through the Ages

Teeth have always played a big role in human civilization — same with tooth loss. Even now, with all the advancements we’ve made in dental technology, tooth loss is still prevalent. Partly, it's a vicious cycle: the longer you keep your teeth, the longer you can stay healthy and the longer you will live. But [...]