Oral health habits for life: five out and five in

January 14, 2022

If you think about your health, no matter whether you talk about your oral health, your diet, or general fitness, it does all come down to habitual behavior, whether good or bad. Many people out there might have bad habits but perhaps aren’t aware that they could have an impact on their oral health. So, […]

Medications and Oral Health

December 31, 2021

Many medications—both those prescribed by your doctor and the ones you buy on your own—affect your oral health. A common side effect of medications is dry mouth. Saliva helps keep food from collecting around your teeth and neutralizes the acids produced by plaque. These acids have the potential to harm the hard surfaces of your […]

Meth Mouth: How Methamphetamine Use Affects Dental Health

December 16, 2021

Methamphetamine (meth) is a dangerously addictive drug that can have severe health consequences, including stroke and permanent brain damage. It’s also devastating to your dental health, according to a December 2015 study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and published in The Journal of the American Dental Association. “Meth mouth” is characterized by […]

How to Get Rid of Canker Sores Naturally

November 30, 2021

Have you ever had a spot inside your mouth, perhaps on the inside of your cheek or tongue, that was painful and white? Most likely, this was a canker sore. For some people, it can be difficult to get rid of canker sores quickly and naturally. Here are some easy-to-apply solutions that anyone can use […]

How to avoid the 4 most common flossing mistakes?

November 15, 2021

We all get that flossing is good for our oral health. Research even shows that flossing helps reduce our risk of heart disease and other big hitters. But did you know that flossing, if done incorrectly, could harm your oral health and even undermine your whole body health, too? Here are 4 common flossing mistakes […]

Why cleaning the tongue is the most underrated oral hygiene habit?

November 2, 2021

In this article, we’re going to explore the often-overlooked oral hygiene habit of cleaning the tongue as well as the important role that tongue cleaning plays in supporting greater oral and whole-body health. We often emphasize that the health of the mouth plays a central role in the health of the whole body, so it’s […]

3 Easy Ways to Keep Thug Bugs From Growing on Your Toothbrush

October 25, 2021

Have you ever looked at your toothbrush under a microscope? I have, and it’s pretty freaky when you see all the little goobers that are clinging to the bristles. A toothbrush is a great place for thug bugs to hang out, just waiting for another chance to recolonize your mouth. To stop your toothbrushes from […]

Ensuring better oral health for the whole family

October 1, 2021

When it comes to increasing oral health awareness in the family, it’s important to remember that brushing and flossing aren’t enough to attain or maintain good dental health. 98% of every man, woman, and child in the United States has some form of oral disease. And among those folks, 90% of adults and 65% of […]

Beyond Brushing – Taking care of your oral health

September 15, 2021

Brushing your teeth every morning and night doesn’t guarantee you’re giving your mouth all the attention it needs. Having a thorough dental care routine that goes beyond just brushing your teeth, and ensuring you have the right tools in your bathroom cupboard, can take your oral health to another level and give you a good […]