The Health Correlation Between Mouth and Body

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released data that lists the leading causes of death in the United States. Except for accidental deaths, many of the top killers listed can be associated with dental health, or the lack thereof. Diabetes Scholarly studies have come out showing that diabetic patients are more likely to have gum disease, and of those... read more »

Oral Cancer Facts

What is oral cancer? Cancer is the uncontrollable growth of cells that invade the surrounding tissue and damage them. Oral cancer can occur in the tongue, lips, floor of the mouth, cheeks, hard and soft palate, and throat. Oral cancer can be life-threatening if not detected and treated early. What are the signs of oral cancer? As early detection is... read more »

Are Your Teeth Failing Because You Are Getting Older?

Are your teeth failing because you are getting older? The constant wear and tear on your mouth from chewing and eating food can destroy your teeth and the joints in your jaw. However, that doesn’t mean your teeth will fall out when you are older, as everyday habits such as brushing and flossing can keep your teeth strong enough to... read more »