Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

  • How to Help Your Child Maintain Oral Hygiene With Braces

    Teaching children how to brush, floss and keep their teeth healthy is not a difficult job for parents. However, if your child has braces, the task can be daunting. Kids with braces require extra attention to ensure that their oral health is on point at all times. Failure to do so can lead to dental issues such as tooth decay, development of plaque and staining even when wearing braces. For this reason, you need to observe the following tips to ensure that your child's teeth remain strong and healthy throughout the orthodontic treatment period.

  • Why Cracked, Loose, or Missing Teeth Can Constitute a Dental Emergency

    Many people live their daily lives with less-than-perfect oral health. Indeed, tooth issues may seem to only affect outward appearance. While many instances of cracked or loose teeth are often ignored, they can easily constitute a dental emergency. This is because damaged teeth can be an entry point for infection-causing bacteria, and they can also be vulnerable sites for a host of other dental complications. Infection A cracked, missing or loose tooth is often vulnerable to infection.

  • What can a Cosmetic Dentist do for you?

    Beauty or aesthetics are highly valued in today's modern world. Whereby actors, models and almost every person using social media, always has to 'look pretty for the camera'. Part of this beauty includes having a bright and flawless smile. However, not everyone is gifted with a perfect smile, and hence the need of the services of a cosmetic dentist. Cosmetic dentistry is a field in dentistry which is purely aesthetic based.

  • When Braces Leave Their Mark: What to Do About Teeth Marked By Braces

    When a patient successfully completes a course of orthodontics, removing the braces at long last can bring great relief. However, on occasion, patients are greeted by stains or marks that were not previously present on their teeth. These marks tend to be in the location where the brackets once were. They are also white in colour, noticeably more so than the rest of a tooth. The Braces Are Not to Blame

  • Tooth Extractions: Healing and Recovery

    Tooth extractions can cause trauma in the jaw bones and generally need a few days to a few weeks to fully heal. The recovery time of tooth extractions depends entirely on how easy the procedure goes along with the aftercare. Your dentist should always provide you with careful instructions to follow after a tooth extraction to avoid any complications. The Healing Process After Tooth Extractions After a tooth extraction, there will always be a blood cot in the extraction socket.

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    About Me
    Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

    You may have heard that cavities and oral decay are linked to things like heart disease, and, in fact, your oral health affects your entire body. Hi! My name is Brenda, and I like to look at things holistically. Because of that, I created this blog. I plan for its posts to look at the link between dental issues and other health issues. I hope that the people who visit this blog learn a few tips about oral care as well as gaining a deeper understanding of why it's so important. Healthy smiles indicate a healthy body, and I hope this blog helps you achieve both!