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Your Oral Health and Possible Effects on Your General Health

Many people focus on cosmetic dentistry, remaining unaware that oral health is capable of influencing general well-being in addition to appearance. Consequently, taking good care of your teeth can reduce your risk of developing certain health problems, while failing to brush your teeth or attend regular dental checkups can cause systemic problems.

Heart health

The condition of your teeth and gums can have an impact on your cardiovascular health. Firstly, there is a clear connection between gum disease and heart disease, though it is as yet unclear why this link exists. Some experts theorize that oral inflammation increases blood vessel inflammation, heightening risk of heart attacks and strokes. Secondly, if you have ...

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Teeth-Friendly Foods for Kids’ Lunches

Did you know that there is a wide array of foods that can actually help keep your children’s teeth healthy and clean? Many of these foods are ideal for packing in kids’ lunches. By adding them regularly to lunch bags and boxes, you can ensure that your kids are eating foods that can help protect their smiles.

Strawberries

The acid contained in strawberries is a highly effective teeth whitener. Although not recommended for eating every day (the natural acid in strawberries isn’t good for tooth enamel), strawberries can actually help keep teeth white. Moreover, strawberries are a super fruit that brim with important nutrients like vitamin C and fiber. As an added ...

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The Importance of Caring for Your Child’s Primary Teeth

Teaching your child proper oral hygiene at a young age is an important part of ensuring their long-term health. If left untreated, dental disease can cause a number of other problems such as diabetes, pneumonia, heart disease and increased risk of stroke. According to the American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, tooth decay is now the most common chronic childhood condition and is five times more common than asthma. As well as putting your child’s physical health at risk, poor oral hygiene can impact their psychological development by causing pain, poor nutrition and lowering their self-esteem.

The Prevalence of Childhood Dental Disease

Children begin teething at around six months of age and usually ...

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The Importance of Caring for Your Child’s Primary Teeth

Teaching your child proper oral hygiene at a young age is an important part of ensuring their long-term health. If left untreated, dental disease can cause a number of other problems such as diabetes, pneumonia, heart disease and increased risk of stroke. According to the American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, tooth decay is now the most common chronic childhood condition and is five times more common than asthma. As well as putting your child’s physical health at risk, poor oral hygiene can impact their psychological development by causing pain, poor nutrition and lowering their self-esteem.

The Prevalence of Childhood Dental Disease

Children begin teething at around six months of age and usually ...

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