Archive for April, 2016
Good oral hygiene starts at home. We’ve been told that time and time again. Gum health and general oral health depend on how you take care of your teeth and gums on a day to day basis. What kind of oral health products you use, if you are flossing and using mouth wash; all of these factors play in to what kind of condition your teeth and gums are in. Your dentist can only do so much, you have to make sure that you are taking care of things properly when you get home and not just on the day that you have your dentist appointment. If you do not properly take care of your oral health, then you will likely end up suffering
Many Americans like to put off their visit to the dentist, but for most people, it?s an absolutely necessary activity that should not be put off another day. Why? There are a lot of reasons you should invest in your teeth. For one, your oral health shapes the health of the rest of your body. People with gum disease are more likely to have heart problems as well. And gum disease affects over 75% of the U.S. population in varying degrees!
If you haven?t been to the dentist in a while, though, you may have a few questions you want cleared up. Here?s some important facts worth keeping in mind, for that reason.
Do Dental Sealants Work?
Teeth have a lot of crevices that are quite inviting to bacteria and the sugar they eat. This can quickly lead to tooth decay, which is both pa
A lot has changed since human beings made their debut on planet Earth some 3 million years ago. Like, a lot. Gone are the days when human life expectancy was only about 20 years due to harsh environmental conditions. You may feel that being caught up in the rat race is hard to deal with, but just imagine how hard ancient man had it! Early man had a lot going against them, such as natural forces and disaster, large animals of prey, sickness and disease, and of course, competition from neighboring tribes, villages, and even predators!
But one thing that hasn’t changed and never will is that human beings are extremely visual creators. They had to be! How else were they to hunt, gather, and find the best means of survival? Similarly, visual cues were also used to select a health mate for repro