Now, more than ever, it’s clear how important professional dental cleanings and dental exams are to our health and well being, and not just to our smiles. Brushing and flossing at home are certainly important, and everyone should religious adhere to a morning-and-evening routine. But without a routine checkup from a professional dentist, you may miss
Sleep is important to our bodies for many reasons. Without sleep, we feel groggy and unmotivated. This lack of motivation can affect our working and social relationships. Additionally, a lack of sleep prevents our body from getting the rest and healing that it needs. Most people are not aware that dental and facial problems can result in poor quality or lack of sleep altogether. If your dental problems are ruining your sleep quality, one of these treatments may be ideal.
It seems like every day we uncover more and more evidence linking the health of our mouths with the health of our bodies. Healthy blood sugar levels have been linked to healthy gums. A strong immune system is linked to healthy soft oral tissues. And good fiber intake is linked to a healthy digestive system (and since most fiber is crunchy, the strength of our teeth is linked to digestion as well).