Posts Currently viewing the category: "oral health"

In considering whether manual or electric brushing is the better way to brush teeth, remember first: brushing teeth any way is better than not brushing teeth at all. Both technologies are effective at removing plaque and reducing the opportunity for harmful bacteria to assist in forming dental cavities. Advantages of Manual Toothbrushes While they are…(Read More)

As is so often the case, evidence again appears emphasizing that oral health is just one part of overall health. In this case, low thyroid function (“hypothyroidism”) is seen as a potential case of problems in the mouth. The First Link: Pesticides and Hypothyroidism Recent studies have investigated the role of exposure to pesticides and…(Read More)

Aging and Oral Health

The old adage, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” applies in some ways to the topic of oral care for the elderly. The original meaning of the saying comes from the technique of determining the age of a horse by looking at its teeth. The patterns of tooth eruption and wear can…(Read More)

Featured-Overcoming-Fears-Dentistry

Anxiety, fears, and phobias The anxieties of being a dental patient begin before even going to the dentist: many people balk at visiting a dentist because they haven’t seen a dentist for a long time. They might be embarrassed about the condition of their teeth, the state of their gums, or the freshness of…(Read More)

featured-Choosing-dentist-Etobicoke

Looking for a dentist does not need to be difficult, but there are a few things to bear in mind. As you look, consider both your dental needs and your personal requirements and desires, since selecting a dentist is actually one of the more intimate choices you make. It’s not like choosing a plumber…(Read More)

featured-Orthodontic-Care-2018

All kinds of patients turn to orthodontic care when it comes to fixing unsightly curved, jagged, or missing teeth that can affect a person’s ability to speak, chew, and smile. These types of issues can affect people of all different ages, including children at a very young age. But some parents might not know…(Read More)

featured-image-marijunana

IS THIS THE BEGINNING OF A GROWING ORAL PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM? In today’s world more and more people are using marijuana, but do they really know what the side effects are? There is so much controversy over this issue and not many people are giving the health side much consideration, especially when it starts…(Read More)

Fearured-Dentistry-Disease-Prevention

In this video, Dr. Simon Yu, a medical doctor of internal medicine from St. Louis, describes his approach to holistic medicine at the Breast Cancer Prevention Conference. Dr. Yu encompasses many angles, and emphasizes the need for integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to health, with a focus on infections and dental health. Dr. Yu’s personal…(Read More)

If you like this, then please share!

Recent Articles

What's Interesting?

Orthotreatment with Space Maintainers

What are Ortho-Spacers and Why are They Used? Ortho-spacers (or “space maintainers”) are temporary dental appliances used to maintain a separation between teeth…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment

Infant Dental Care

When should dental care begin? A baby’s dental care should begin even before their teeth have appeared. Care begins with cleaning the baby’s…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment

COVID-19: The Coronavirus Disease

The world at the moment is deeply concerned about the current and future impacts of a new viral respiratory disease, called “COVID-19”. This blog…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment

Diabetes and Oral Health

The connection between oral health and overall heath is perhaps nowhere clearer than in the case of diabetes. Diabetics are at a higher risk of…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment
Aging and Oral Health

Aging and Oral Health

The old adage, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” applies in some ways to the topic of oral care for the elderly…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment

Erosive Tooth Wear

What is Erosive Tooth Wear? The term “erosive tooth wear” broadly describes various types of loss of tooth enamel. Significant erosive tooth wear occurs in…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment
F-Eating-Disorders-Dental-Health

Eating Disorders and Dental Health

Eating disorders affect the whole body, and impact oral health as a part of overall health. In addition to negative overall health effects, eating disorders…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment
Featured-Overcoming-Fears-Dentistry

Overcoming Fears of Dentistry

Anxiety, fears, and phobias The anxieties of being a dental patient begin before even going to the dentist: many people balk at visiting a dentist…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment
featured-Dentistry for the Pregnant Patient

Dentistry for the Pregnant Patient

Safety concerns During pregnancy, women are particularly attuned to health matters, and dental considerations included. Fortunately, relatively few dental procedures need to be handled differently…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment
Featured-Care-Dental-Implants

Care of Dental Implants

The supporting matrix The first thing to remember when thinking of proper care of dental implants is that they are in important ways more like…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment
featured-Herbal-Medications

Just How Safe Are Herbal Medications?

Healing with medicinal plants is as old as mankind itself. Herbal medications are typically made from plants, herbs, roots and are known as Complementary Alternative…

Sherwaygardens
· Add Comment