How Significant are Dental Health Concerns for Athletes?

How Significant are Dental Health Concerns for Athletes?

Physical exercise improves almost all areas of your health—your cardiovascular system, lung capacity, mood, and so much more. One area of your health that exercise does not directly benefit is your oral health. Studies have found correlations between elite athletes and poor oral health, and how an unhealthy mouth can potentially affect an athlete’s performance. […]

6 Quick Ways to Make Your Child Less Nervous About Going to the Dentist

5 Quick Ways to Make Your Child Less Nervous About Going to the Dentist

Adults and children alike can have anxiety surrounding the dentist. Fear is a learned emotion, so initially children aren’t afraid of the dentist. They learn that dentists are scary from someone they know, or by having a bad experience. This means they can also learn that going to the dentist can be fun, and that […]

How Eating Your Fruits And Veggies Can Affect Your Dental Health

How Eating Your Fruits And Veggies Can Affect Your Dental Health

There are so many reasons to chow down on fruits and veggies. These nutritious, healthy snacks are great for keeping your mouth healthy, too. Fruits and vegetables are a great choice to promote healthy teeth and gums due to their high water and fiber content, as well as their high concentration of essential vitamins and […]