The Word Of Mouth Blog




13th January 2018 Uncategorised

teeth, health, smile, dentistThe enamel present upon the surface of our teeth will help to prevent decay and stave off cavities. However, this coating can become thin and worn down over time. Let us take a look at some suggestions put forth by the professional dentist.

– Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables will help to maintain the health of your enamel.

– Give yourself 30 minutes after a meal before brushing your teeth.

– Eat fewer sugary foods, and rinse your mouth after eating any of these.

– If you have decay and cavities, it’s time to see your dentist more often.

”Be sure to get an adequate amount of calcium and vitamin D in your diet.”

Learn more:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/what-can-i-do-to-strengthen-my-tooth-enamel/



10th January 2018 Uncategorised

teeth, health, smile, dentistA recent study has concluded that asthma sufferers were almost 20% more likely to have periodontitis, or gum disease, compared to those who don’t have the illness.

Asthma sufferers are advised to take extra care with oral health and to be aware of possible symptoms of gum disease such as:

– Dry mouth

– Stuffy nose

– Red or inflamed gums

Asthma sufferers should brush and floss the teeth properly and visit a dentist regularly to detect gum disease as early as possible. They should always “be vigilant about their oral health” and further advice can be found at https://lerablog.org/health/services/study-links-asthma-with-increased-risk-of-gum-disease/.



8th January 2018 Uncategorised

teeth, health, smile, dentistNot only is dry mouth a bit uncomfortable, but it can irreparably damage our teeth and gums over the years. What causes this condition and why is it always important to seek the advice of a qualified dentist?

– Always drink a sufficient amount of water, as dehydration is a primary cause.

– Drinking too much alcohol is another leading factor.

– Speaking with a dentist will help to prevent further (and more serious) issues.

“In addition to these, some over-the- counter allergy medications such as antihistamines and decongestants can cause your mouth to feel dry.”

Learn more:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/what-are-the-causes-of-dry-mouth/



3rd January 2018 Uncategorised

teeth, health , smile, dentistThere are several things you can do to help keep your child’s teeth in good health.

Key takeaways:

– For young infants aged 0-3 use a rice-sized amount of toothpaste to clean their teeth. Older children should use a pea-sized amount.

– Fluoride prevents cavities by strengthening tooth enamel. It is advisable to use fluoride toothpaste and ensure your child drinks fluoridated water.

– Introducing dental checkups as your child’s teeth come through sets a good pattern for life.

“Your child might just learn to love the dentist, making visits down the road easier than ever imagined.”

Read the full story here: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dental-health-tips-for-kids-help-your-childs-smile_us_5a19667de4b0bf1467a846b8



30th December 2017 Uncategorised

teeth, health, smile, dentistIf your parents have crooked or crowded teeth, then there is a strong chance you have inherited these traits (unless you sucked your thumb, as that can also cause crooked teeth).

Key takeaways:

– If your parents have poor dental health then you may have a higher risk of developing problems in the future.

– Extra care and attention should be taken when cleaning your teeth.

– Your dentist can inform you of options to improve your dental health.

“You alone are responsible for your oral care, so do the best job possible

when cleaning your teeth!”

Read the full story here: https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/are-orthodontic-issues-hereditary/

 



23rd December 2017 Uncategorised

teeth, health, smile, dentistJaw pain can arise from a multitude of sources. It is important to see your dentist to establish the cause, to ensure the most appropriate form of treatment is administered.

Key takeaways:

– Untreated gum disease, teeth grinding and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) can result in jaw pain.

– Jaw pain can also result from some medications, underlying diseases, and sinus pressure due to infection, a cold or allergies.

– Your dentist can ascertain whether your jaw pain is nerve, bone or tissue-related.

“Misalignment of the jaw can also contribute to significant pain.”

Read the full story here: https://www.rd.com/health/conditions/causes-of-jaw-pain/



20th December 2017 Uncategorised

teeth, health, smile, dentistDo you have missing teeth? A dental implant is a way of restoring your teeth and smile. However, with today’s hectic lifestyle, the process might seem too long. But is it?

Key takeaways:

– Same-day dental implants are very possible, as long as your mouth is in good health.

– Temporary dental implants are installed using a temporary crown placed until the implant fuses with bone.

–  Same-day dental implants are not much different from traditional ones.

You will still need follow up visit to the dentist, for checkups.

Learn more here:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-dental-implants-be-done-in-one-day/



14th December 2017 Uncategorised

teeth, health, smile, dentistWhile a dentist can clean teeth and address any oral issues, patients should also be aware that a healthy mouth revolves around the foods that they consume. What are some of the top recommendations provided by the experts?

– Cheese may help to lower the levels of acidity within the mouth; lessening the chances of tooth decay.

– Drinking plenty of water removes toxins and bacteria.

– Orange juice promotes bone health and is excellent for those who cannot tolerate lactose-based products.

“If you adore dairy products like cheese, this could well be the way to a healthier smile.”

Read more:

 

https://www.healthresource4u.com/eating-your-way-to-a-healthier-smile.html



9th December 2017 Uncategorised

teeth, health, smile, dentistYour child’s dental health could have a lasting impact on the rest of their life.

Key takeaways:

– Stained teeth or a crooked smile can negatively affect your child’s self-esteem, so make sure your child’s smile is something they are proud of.

– Establishing a good oral care routine in childhood ensures your child has healthy teeth for life.

– Try to treat checkups at the dentist as a fun and rewarding experience rather than something to dread.

“By encouraging effective brushing habits at home, you can help your child grow their confidence in their smile.”

Read the full story here: http://yourdentalhealthresource.com/your-childs-dental-health-could-impact-their-growth-and-development/


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