Archive for March, 2013

Harmful Foods That Erode Tooth Enamel

Enamel is the hard, exterior surface of the tooth which shields the vulnerable interior sections. Dental enamel is the toughest tissue in our bodies but it is not immune to deterioration. Because the enamel is somewhat translucent, it can become stained from cigarette smoking, red wine and coffee. What we eat and drink can also […]

Common Side Effects of Medication on Oral Health

Medicines are generally designed to make you feel better. However many medications including minerals, vitamins and herbal formulations can have a harmful effect on your oral health. This can occur whether the mediation is taken by mouth or injected. So next time you pop a pill or have an injection, make sure you’re aware of […]

5 Causes of Bad Breath and How to Treat Them

Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, is a persistent and socially embarrassing problem that affects millions of people worldwide. While there are numerous causes of bad breath, many of them can be treated easily and quickly using simple techniques. Identifying the exact cause of your bad breath will make it easier to find the cure. […]

A Healthy Body Starts With A Healthy Mouth

Did you know that the condition of your mouth mirrors the condition of your body as a whole? Because of this, your dentist may be the first health care provider to see signs of a medical problem. If something out of the ordinary is discovered, you can follow up with your physician for early detection […]