Posts Categorized: Oral-Systemic Connection

3 Details About Diabetes And Dental Care

As you’re doing your best to address your daily nutrition, your lifestyle, to consider recommendations from your physician, and to learn more about how diabetes will affect your overall wellbeing, you may forget to consider how diabetes will affect your oral health. Will you need to change your usual approach to dental care? Is there… Read more »

Oral-Systemic Health 101

Do you know what oral-systemic health means? Perhaps you have heard this term mentioned here and there but you don’t really know what we’re referring to when we bring it up. Fortunately, if you’re keeping up with your preventive care at home and with our practice, this is something you don’t need to worry about…. Read more »

Dental Care during Pregnancy

Expecting a child? Congratulations! We know this is an exciting and somewhat nerve-wracking time. You are doing everything you can to protect your baby’s health, but you may have a lot of questions about dental care during pregnancy. Unfortunately, the connection between oral health and the health of an unborn baby often goes overlooked. However,… Read more »

Depressed? A Mouthguard May Help

If you are suffering from depression, a visit to your dentist may not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, according to a study from Western University in London, Ontario, a sleep apnea device can not only cure your sleep disorder, it can ease your depression. Scientists have long known that there is… Read more »

The Connection between Missing Teeth and Mobility

If you are missing teeth, you are concerned about your smile, but you are probably not too worried about your physical mobility. However, according to a new study from University College London (UCL) in the UK, there is a link between missing teeth and overall health. In fact, significant tooth loss may be an early… Read more »