Diabetes and Oral Health Problems

Diabetes and Oral Health Problems

Many people with oral health problems may not relate their condition to their diagnosis of diabetes, but the two are linked. If you've been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, chances are good your teeth will be more susceptible to oral health problems. That's why it is so important to get ongoing and...

Dental Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Dental Tips for a Healthy Halloween

The ancient Celts, who inhabited Great Britian and Ireland thousands of years ago celebrated October 31st as a time to honor their ancestors; they often dressed up in costumes to scare ghosts away, since this time of year was also when the veil between the living and dead was supposed to be thinnest. Since...

How Safe Are Dental X-Rays?

How Safe Are Dental X-Rays?

Dental x-rays, also called radiographs, are an essential part of dental care. They are images of your teeth that the dentist uses to evaluate their patient's health. X-rays can be both preventative and diagnostic, they help identify tooth decay, impacted teeth and cavities. Dental x-rays might seem complex but they are just as common...