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Category: Health And Wellness

Are You a Diabetes Patient? Here’s How to Maintain That Healthy Mouth!

Diabetes doesn’t only affect how your body processes sugar. It can also impact your teeth and gums if you don’t take care of your oral health! Diabetes affects your entire body — including your mouth. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 34.2 million Americans (roughly one in 10) have diabetes, a disease

How to Combat Mask Mouth

Yes — there is such a thing as mask mouth, and you’re not alone! But there are ways you can combat it.  The COVD-19 pandemic normalized wearing masks around the mouth to stop the spread of the virus. Although some COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, masks are still required in most settings, especially public indoor

How Can I Still Eat Apples With Braces?

When you get braces, you have to give up some foods, including whole apples. Luckily, you can still eat apples with braces. You just need to eat them the right way. When you got your braces, your orthodontist probably went over how to properly care for them, as well as a list of foods you

Psoriasis and Your Teeth

When psoriasis develops in your mouth, it can lead to serious dental problems. Learn to identify the symptoms to keep your mouth healthy! Psoriasis is a common, chronic skin disease that tends to go through cycles with periodic flare-ups. People who live with it are familiar with its external symptoms, including the appearance of itchy,
Break These 7 Bad Habits and Improve Your Dental Health

Break These 7 Bad Habits and Improve Your Dental Health

These seven bad habits can promote plaque, injure your teeth, and worsen your dental hygiene. Break them today to improve your dental health. You know there are ways to actively improve your dental health, but ever think about how you could worsen it accidentally? Unfortunately, there are many everyday activities that could seriously damage your
Why Do My Teeth Tingle?

Why Do My Teeth Tingle?

Pain isn’t the only sign that something is wrong with your teeth. A tingling sensation is also a cause for concern. When you have severe tooth pain, you immediately dial up your dentist. But what if you don’t have a toothache, but rather just a tingling sensation in your mouth? Like a toothache, that tingle
Does Charcoal Toothpaste Really Whiten Teeth?

Does Charcoal Toothpaste Really Whiten Teeth?

Charcoal toothpaste is a popular option for people looking to whiten their teeth. But does it really work? Many people swear by charcoal as a natural wellness product. In the past few years, it has gained popularity in the oral health industry and is touted for its ability to whiten teeth and freshen breath. Model
close up of blonde woman flossing

Flossing: Why Does It Hurt?

Do you avoid flossing because it’s painful? Here’s why you shouldn’t. Dental flossing is up there with “eat your vegetables” — something we know we should do but often don’t. Yet flossing is a vital component of maintaining good oral health, and skipping it can lead to serious dental problems, like gum disease. Perhaps you