Posts Tagged ‘ Dental Health ’

Spring Cleaning is not just for your home…

8 Ways to Improve Your Smile This Spring Braces While orthodontic work that begins while a child is growing helps produce optimal results, that doesn’t mean that adults can’t have braces. Thanks to advances in orthodontic treatments, removable aligners, or “invisible braces,” can be used to straighten crooked or crowded teeth. Romano Dental is offering $500 […]

Basics Steps For Maintaining Good Dental Health

An optimal dental health care routine is not only important for your mouth, it is also the key to good overall health. Poor dental health has been associated with bad breath and a number of more serious diseases including various respiratory and heart ailments. Fortunately there are a few simple things you can do to […]

Saliva and Oral Health

Saliva …. Consisting primarily of water, saliva plays a significant role in keeping your mouth healthy. Saliva is produced and secreted by major and minor salivary glands which line the inner lip and soft palate. By coating and lubricating tissues saliva makes it easier to speak, chew and swallow. Benefits of Saliva Saliva contains buffering […]

Diabetes and Dental Health: Tips For A Healthy Mouth

According to the American Diabetes Association it is estimated that 25.8 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes and that 1.9 million new cases are diagnosed each year. Oral problems associated with diabetes include gum disease, thrush (an infection caused by fungus that grows in the mouth) and dry mouth which can […]

Gum (Periodontal) Disease and Second Hand Smoke

Smokers have a higher risk of periodontal (gum) disease than non-smokers and smoking can be linked to more than half of the periodontal cases seen in the United States. However smokers are not the only ones effected. Research shows that secondhand smoke can also increase risk. Non-smokers suffer many of the same diseases (heart disease, […]

Questions To Ask Your Dentist

To be sure you receive the best dental treatment possible, it’s up to you, the patient, to tell your dentist about your needs and ask him/her any questions you have so you can understand your treatment options. Sometimes it’s easy to forget these important questions when you’re sitting in the dentist’s chair. To get the […]

Tips For Affordable Dental Care

Difficult economic times can cause people to neglect their medical and dental health care needs. If you’re not sure how to afford dental health care for yourself or your family, there are several options available. Check out the tips below so you won’t have to sacrifice your oral health. Tips for affording dental care: Each […]

Dental Health During Pregnancy

Pregnancy should be a joyful time. Making the right choices will help improve your overall health and prevent oral problems that can affect the health of your unborn child. Because hormone levels rise considerably during pregnancy, a woman is more likely to develop gingivitis (periodontal disease) – an infection of the gums that causes swelling, […]