Oral Health

Why Is Alcohol Bad for Oral Health?

Unlocking the Secrets of a Sober Smile Whether it's a celebratory toast or a relaxing nightcap, alcohol often finds its way into our social gatherings and personal moments of unwind. But while it may temporarily lift our spirits, its effects on our bodies, particularly our oral health, are often less merry. At HPS Advanced Dental, [...]

2024-02-22T19:42:53-05:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on Why Is Alcohol Bad for Oral Health?

Identifying and Responding to Tooth Sensitivity and Ache

Recognizing Signs of Dental Issues Never discount a toothache as something minor; it could indicate several dental conditions like abscesses, cavities, damaged fillings, or broken teeth. - any of these issues could potentially cause sensitivity and toothache. In these instances, you must consult your dentist immediately, as only a professional can accurately identify and treat [...]

2023-11-21T13:09:42-05:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on Identifying and Responding to Tooth Sensitivity and Ache

Do You Have A Dry Mouth? Learn About the Causes

Most people experience dry mouth at some point due to nervousness or dehydration, which is normal. But if the dry mouth persists, it could be that you have a medical condition known as xerostomia. If this condition persists, it could result in you having difficulties eating, digesting your food, or even speaking. Though often taken [...]

2023-10-31T12:44:06-04:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on Do You Have A Dry Mouth? Learn About the Causes

5 Ways to Prevent Bleeding Gums

5 Ways to Prevent Bleeding Gums It is normal to brush off bleeding gums as you’d think this problem would go away by itself. The truth is it can be caused by many things, including pregnancy and an unhealthy diet. Unfortunately, not doing something right away can lead to something far worse. As they say, [...]

2023-09-29T11:56:29-04:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Prevent Bleeding Gums

How Do Eating Disorders Affect a Person’s Oral Health?

Eating disorders are not uncommon. A survey revealed that almost 10 million women and 20 million men in the United States are compelled to deal with this problem at some point. The thing about eating disorders is that they can affect anyone. It does not matter how old or young you are; you can become [...]

2023-09-22T14:47:50-04:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on How Do Eating Disorders Affect a Person’s Oral Health?

8 Oral Health Tips for Seniors: Taking Care of Your Smile as You Age

Our bodies undergo many changes as we age. This includes those that impact our oral health. As seniors age, maintaining good oral health becomes more critical as it affects their overall health and quality of life. This article will provide essential oral care tips for seniors. These tips are great for seniors or those who care for older [...]

2023-06-27T09:09:24-04:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on 8 Oral Health Tips for Seniors: Taking Care of Your Smile as You Age

Common Signs of Gum Disease and How to Treat It

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the gums and bones that support the teeth. The build-up of plaque and bacteria causes it on the teeth and gums. Gum disease can progress from gingivitis, which is the mildest form of gum disease, to periodontitis, which is a more serious form of gum [...]

2023-02-14T20:19:15-05:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on Common Signs of Gum Disease and How to Treat It

7 Tips to Improve Your Dental Health in 2023

Good dental health is essential for overall health and well-being. Poor dental health can lead to tooth decay, cavities, and even gum disease. It can also cause bad breath and other medical problems. Maintaining good dental health is a lifelong commitment and it’s important to establish healthy habits early on. Here are seven tips to [...]

2023-01-31T21:19:30-05:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on 7 Tips to Improve Your Dental Health in 2023

How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

Sugar can have a significant effect on the health of your teeth. Consuming too much sugar can lead to a buildup of cavities, tooth decay, and permanent damage to your teeth. While sugar does not directly cause cavities, it provides the bacteria in your mouth with food, allowing them to grow and spread. This bacteria can [...]

2023-01-11T14:03:20-05:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

Ring in 2023 with New Years Resolutions to Improve Your Dental Health!

New Year's resolutions are a way for people to reflect on the previous year and set goals for themselves in the year to come. Many people find that setting resolutions helps them to focus on what they want to achieve and motivates them to make positive changes in their lives. It can be a way [...]

2022-12-09T14:05:24-05:00By |Oral Health|Comments Off on Ring in 2023 with New Years Resolutions to Improve Your Dental Health!
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