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Foods to Consume Regularly for the Healthiest Gums
Posted on 4/23/2018 by Andrew Weber
When it comes to our teeth, and trying to get them healthy there is only so much that we can do. But you on the other hand can do so much more to have healthy gums and teeth. In this article we are going to list several food items that can help with you get your teeth healthy. Foods That Can Help Your Teeth That is just some of the foods that can help your gums and teeth. If you have any questions or concerns or just want to know more about the foods that you can eat to help you fight off gum disease, please don't hesitate to call us or visit the office, we would love to chat....
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Can Losing Weight Give You Better Oral Health?
Posted on 4/13/2018 by Andrew Weber
Maintaining a healthy weight, eating healthy, and exercising can increase your oral health. In this article we are going to be talking about how losing weight can help your oral health. The Link Between Losing Weight and Your Teeth.When you are exercising and losing weight, you are decreasing systemic inflammation, and you reduce chronic, and in turn it makes your body healthier. When you decrease the inflammation in your body by losing weight it can reduce the risk of gum disease, inflammation can be caused by an aggressive immune system. When you are losing body fat you will notice that your gums and teeth will be getting healthier and it will prevent tooth loss. Also, by losing weight you are also decreasing the chances of getting diabetes, which is the number 1 factor in getting gum disease. When you start to exercise and eat healthy foods, the nutrients that are in those healthy foods greatly benefit your teeth. When losing weight, you will reduce or eliminate of all sugars and carbs, which will be a perfect nutritional change in your teeth. Limiting the amount of sugar and carbs you eat, will decrease the number of cavities and decrease the risk of tooth decay. It also gives your enamel a chance to get stronger. Overall Conclusion So now that you know how losing weight can give you better health and better oral heath, let's get out there and do it. Just a quick 30-minute walk or jog once a day is all it takes to have better health and better teeth. If you would like to know more about exercising and eating healthy and what this does to your teeth, please don't hesitate to call us, or come in for a visit. We're always here to help in any way we can....
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Early Treatment is Essential for Reversing the Damage of Gum Disease
Posted on 3/23/2018 by Andrew Weber
Treating gum disease early on is the key to preventing more serious health problems in the future. The reversible part of gum disease is called Gingivitis, catching it early and treating the signs, stops the progression before it hits your bones that border your teeth. Here are the signs and symptoms of gingivitis that can be reversed and that you would want to look for. Reversible Signs and Symptoms of GingivitisHere are some common signs that gingivitis is already present in your mouth. If you smoke and you're showing signs of gingivitis, it may be a good idea to quit. Smoking increases the chance to develop gum infections, and smoking decreases the chances of healing quicker. How You, Yourself Can Reverse GingivitisPracticing great oral hygiene can and will reverse the gum disease and stop it from coming back. Brushing your teeth thoroughly twice a day with a soft-bristle toothbrush's and flossing at least once a day is the key to remove the plaque off of your teeth. If you have an old toothbrush, it is a good idea to get it replaced. When the bristles start to get old and wear down, they don't clean as thoroughly as new ones do. How We Can Reverse GingivitisGetting routine checkups are always great for your teeth and gums. We check for decay and for early signs of gum disease. We can also remove the buildup of tartar that you won't be able to do so on your own. We urge you to call us if you see any signs of gingivitis in your mouth, we can determine how bad your condition is and help you plan a treatment course that stops it from getting worse. Please don't wait, call us now!...
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All Posts:

Foods to Consume Regularly for the Healthiest Gums
4/23/2018
Can Losing Weight Give You Better Oral Health?
4/13/2018
Early Treatment is Essential for Reversing the Damage of Gum Disease
3/23/2018
Calling for Help Is Important When You Experience Gum Pain
3/13/2018
What Can Cause Your Gums to Get Darker?
1/20/2018
Stopping Your Gums from Receding More
1/10/2018
Who Needs to Consider Crown Lengthening?
12/23/2017
Where the Pain Comes from When You Have an Abscess
12/13/2017
How Smoking Impacts Dental Implants
11/27/2017
Is Using the Wrong Toothbrush Decreasing Your Gum Health?
11/17/2017
Ways of Keeping the Jaw Bone Strong During Gum Disease Treatment
10/27/2017
Top Things to Do to Help with Bleeding Gums
10/17/2017
What Are the Benefits of Getting Your Crowns Lengthened?
9/30/2017
What Alcohol Does to the Mouth
9/20/2017
Times Where a Ridge Augmentation May Become Necessary
8/27/2017
Juice Has an Effect on Gum Disease, Too
8/17/2017
What to Rinse Your Mouth with When Your Gums Start to Bleed
7/30/2017
What a Missing Tooth Does to Your Leftover Gum Tissue
7/23/2017
How Your Weight and Your Gums are Connected
6/30/2017
Diagnosing Gum Disease
6/20/2017
How Young is Too Young for Dental Implants?
5/30/2017


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