Category Archives: dental health and overall health

Regular Dental Visits May Cut Risk of Pneumonia

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 million people in the U.S. are hospitalized with pneumonia every year, and about 50,000 people die from the disease. Most patients who are admitted to the hospital and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Oral Care During Pregnancy

A recent Delta Dental survey found that 42.5 percent of pregnant women in the U.S. did not visit a dentist during their pregnancy. This is not a good thing especially given that studies show that pregnant women with severe gum … Continue reading

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Your Dentist Can Identify Certain Medical Conditions

The condition of your mouth mirrors the condition of your body as a whole. Your dentist may be the first health care provider to see signs of a health problem. Following are some medical conditions and their oral symptoms: Oral … Continue reading

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Don’t Keep Putting Off Seeing a Dentist

If it’s been a long time since you’ve seen a dentist, you are not alone. Some 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year. The reasons are many—from dental anxiety, to thinking it’s been too long, to having … Continue reading

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What’s Living in Your Mouth?

Did you know that over 700 different strains of bacteria have been detected in the human mouth? The good news is that most of us are only host to 34 to 72 different varieties and that most of the bacterial … Continue reading

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Exercise for Healthier Teeth and Gums

As we begin the second month of the new year, it’s a good time for a reality check on your well-intentioned resolution to exercise more in 2014. If you’re having trouble getting motivated, there’s an added benefit that just might … Continue reading

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Link Between Gum Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Researchers have uncovered how the bacterium responsible for periodontal disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis, worsens rheumatoid arthritis (RA) by leading to earlier onset, faster progression and greater severity of the disease, including increased bone and cartilage destruction. Studies indicate that compared to … Continue reading

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