This homemade mouthwash recipe contains essential oils that naturally cleanse your teeth and gums. Tea tree oil kills germs while peppermint oil freshens the mouth and also leaves a soothing feeling.
If you have any of the following warning signs, consider making a trip to the dentist. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images The signs of dental decay, gum disease, or cavities are not always obvious.Bad breath and bleeding gums can both be signs of gum disease.If you notice white patches on your teeth or a tooth getting darker … Continúa leyendo 10 signs your teeth aren’t as healthy as you think they are
Brushing your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes may lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, a new study suggests. Previous studies have found a link between heart disease and periodontal disease – a condition marked by gum infection, gum inflammation and tooth damage. The new study, being presented at the American Heart … Continúa leyendo Bad tooth-brushing habits tied to higher heart disease risk
July 15, 2018 Losing two or more teeth in middle age is linked to higher cardiovascular disease risk, according to a recent research. Previous studies have shown that dental health problems, such as periodontal disease and tooth loss, are related to inflammation, diabetes, smoking and consuming less healthy diets. In addition, dental health issues are … Continúa leyendo Why tooth loss in middle age is bad for your heart health
ORAL HEALTH : How Can Dental Health Affect Pregnancy? Diexden Dental health is more important during pregnancy than ever. Learn about oral health and how prenatal tooth decay, bleeding gums, and gum disease can affect your baby before and after birth. Pregnant women are more prone to tooth decay (dental caries), bleeding gums, and chronic gum … Continúa leyendo How Can Dental Health Affect Pregnancy?
by Dr. Mark Burhenne, DDS Without even looking into your mouth, I’m going to wager a guess that you’re probably brushing too hard and unknowingly causing damage to your dentin and gums. As a country we are brushing too hard, which is causing receding gums, damaged dentin and teeth, and more cavities. In fact, for … Continúa leyendo How to Brush Your Teeth Properly, Including Stopping Over-Brushing
Left undisturbed by brushing and flossing, the bacteria in your mouth will form a sticky film called plaque. Left further undisturbed, plaque will turn hard and yellow, calcifying on teeth as dental calculus, also known as tartar.
Consuming too many acidic foods or beverages, such as many glasses of lemon water per day, causes your teeth to have a constant amount of acid washing over them. This will erode tooth enamel and make your teeth extra sensitive to hot or cold foods. To protect your teeth, drink acidic beverages through a straw. If you’re already experiencing tooth erosion, consult a dentist who can recommend treatments such as bonding or sealers.