Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

Oral Health Link to Whole Body Health: A Blog

  • How a Dental Abscess Require Emergency Treatment

    Sometimes a toothache fades as quickly as it arrived. It's a mystery, but in the absence of any ongoing symptoms, it's something that should be reported to your dentist at your next appointment. Not all toothaches are quite so short-lived. The cause of an abscessed tooth will have been developing for weeks (or months), but the onset of pain might be the first warning you get. The trouble is that this toothache won't be short-lived, and your discomfort will escalate considerably, and rather quickly too.

  • How Can Dentures Contribute to a Yeast Infection?

    Despite its name, stomatitis doesn't develop in the stomach. It's an inflammation of the mucous membrane (the lining) of your mouth. This inflammation is primarily caused by candida albicans (along with other bacterial agents), which is a type of yeast infection. Why can this be an issue for some people who wear dentures? Excessive Accumulation Although candida albicans can exist in the human mouth without causing inflammation, stomatitis is the excessive accumulation of this yeast.

  • Teeth Discolouration Solutions That Dentists Commonly Use

    According to the Australian Society of Orthodontics, more than half of all Australians are unhappy with their smile for various reasons. While issues like crooked teeth, excess gums and large gaps rank high among reasons people do not like their smiles, dentists are increasingly receiving complaints about teeth discolouration. Yellow teeth are particularly the most common discolouration problem dentists have to deal with. The good news is that dentists are well equipped to fix discoloured teeth.

  • Can Dentists Change the Shape of Your Teeth?

    Are you unhappy with the shape of your teeth? Then you might wonder if your dentist can change the shape of them for you. As long as your dentist has the proper training to do so, they may be able to use several procedures to alter the shape of your teeth. If you are unhappy with the shape of your teeth, the following dental procedures can help to give your teeth a more aesthetic appearance.

  • Farewell Filling: What to Do When a Dental Filling Falls Out

    Dental fillings are often seen as a permanent solution, but this isn't entirely accurate. There is a wide range of factors that determine just how long your filling will remain in place, from the level of dental care you receive (both at home and at your routine checkups), as well as the type of material that was used to fill your cavity. Some filling materials (such as glass ionomer) can require replacement in as little as five years, whereas others (such as a dental amalgam) can still be in place 15 years after placement.

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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!