Health and Nutrition

Why Fixing Your Teeth Should Be a Retirement Priority

If you are looking forward to retirement, there’s something you should do to prepare yourself. And we’re not talking about shifting your assets to a lower-risk portfolio to keep them from getting wiped out just before retirement. We’re actually talking about something even more important: fixing your teeth and gums. Fixing your teeth and gums [...]

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 [...]

Does Eating Fruit Damage Your Teeth?

It might be a little know fact, but oranges first came to Texas at the end of the nineteenth-century. Since then, residents of Corpus Christi has been able to enjoy these citrus fruits along with grapefruits - plus they provide you with vital nutrients that keep your body healthy. Despite their benefits, consuming excessive [...]

You Shouldn’t Lie to Your Dentist About Flossing

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) recently surveyed Americans about a number of oral health-related topics, including flossing. They found that more than a quarter (27%) lied to their dentist about flossing. The survey asked the question of more than 2000 individuals in the top 10 US markets (probably not including Corpus Christi), and [...]