Archive for January, 2013

What Are These Sores In My Mouth?

From time to time you may experience a sore in or around your mouth. Most of these will resolve by themselves in 10-14 days but if they don’t go away on their own, your dentist is the professional to see for diagnosis and treatment. A dentist is qualified to evaluate all areas of oral health […]

Smile: Your Health Will Benefit

Smiling has been shown to have a vast number of health benefits to both mind and body. According to the Association of Psychological Science, scientists at the University of Kansas found that smiling has a therapeutic effect by lowering the heart rate after stressful activities. Smiling also releases endorphins which are brainchemicals known as the […]

Eating Disorders and Dental Health

Eating disorders are a group of conditions defined by abnormal eating habits – either insufficient or excessive food intake. The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) estimates that in the United States, nearly 10 million women and 1 million men are affected by anorexia (extreme fear of gaining weight or a dread of becoming fat) or […]