Dental Health Blog Post

Oral Health and Overall Health: Connecting the Dots

By Montefiore Medical Center
March 15, 2017
oral health

Did you know that the condition of your mouth is directly liked to your overall health? In fact, taking care of your teeth is about more than having a nice smile. It can directly affect your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and more. Read on to see how oral care and your overall ... read more


The 5 Worst Things You Can Do to Your Teeth

By Montefiore Medical Center
August 15, 2016
oral health

It’s common knowledge that brushing daily and flossing regularly contributes significantly to healthy teeth, but many of us don’t think about the things we do every day that may be wreaking havoc on our pearly whites. Being aware of daily habits that may be harming your teeth is the first step to better oral care. ... read more


Oral Health Is Crucial During Pregnancy

By Montefiore Medical Center
May 15, 2016
dental care for pregnants

Taking good care of your oral health is important for everyone. And if you’re pregnant, it’s all the more essential. That’s because the hormonal changes you experience while pregnant increase your risk for gum disease, which can, in turn, affect the development of your baby. If you’re pregnant, or thinking about becoming pregnant, here are ... read more


For Healthy Teeth, Avoid These Foods

By editor
March 15, 2016
healthy teeth

We all want healthy teeth. And it’s no surprise the daily brushing and flossing can help you achieve this. But did you know that what you eat can also affect your pearly whites? In fact, certain foods and drinks can actually promote tooth decay by causing bacteria-filled plaque to build up on our teeth which ... read more


Make Brushing Time Fun for Kids

By editor
February 15, 2016
dental brushing

For most children, the request to brush their teeth is met with audible complaints or outright defiance. They likely consider it a boring task that takes them away from things that are more fun. If this sounds like your child, take heart: there are ways to bring brushing time into the “fun” category. A few ... read more


Why You Shouldn't Ignore Sore Or Bleeding Gums

By blogwriter
July 31, 2015

Healthy teeth and gums are indispensable for maintaining good health in general. After all, everything we eat passes through our mouth before going into our digestive tract. However when we talk about healthy mouth, we generally focus on teeth conditions and forget about another important part of our dental structure, the gums that hold the ... read more


Why You Shouldn't Ignore Bleeding Gums

By admin
May 26, 2015

Bleeding gums can be more than just a sign of bad oral hygiene or wrong brushing technique. While it's not always serious, it can sometimes reveal the presence of a more serious condition. At the first sign of bleeding gums, you should visit your dentist to get a proper diagnosis. Here is why you should ... read more


Why Routine Dental Care Is Important

By admin
April 23, 2015

A routine dental visit can help keep your teeth and gums in top working condition, and prevent the development of serious dental issues. While this is something that most of us are already aware of, latest research has also gone to show that dental health is linked to the overall health of an individual, and ... read more


3 Benefits Of A Healthy Smile

By admin
March 13, 2015

A vibrant, healthy smile is one of the best features a person can share in his or her day-to-day life, and receiving regular dental care is the best way to ensure that type of smile. Here are three important benefits of a confident, natural smile. Smiling Causes a Positive Reaction in Others When a person ... read more