Common Medications Can Have Oral Side Effects

Common Medications Can Have Oral Side Effects

Many medications have side effects, and some can even affect oral health. In most cases, the oral side effects of medications resolve shortly after you stop taking the medication. However, the American Dental Association encourages patients to talk to their dentists...
Oral health: Brush up on dental care basics

Oral health: Brush up on dental care basics

Your smile depends on simple dental care habits, such as brushing. But are you using the right techniques? Follow these steps to protect your oral health. Brushing for oral health Oral health begins with clean teeth. Keeping the area where your teeth meet your gums...
Sleeping With Dentures Increases Pneumonia Risk

Sleeping With Dentures Increases Pneumonia Risk

People with dentures may want to think again the next time they sleep with them in. A recent study determined that people who wore dentures during sleep were at a higher risk for pneumonia when compared to those who removed them prior to sleep. The study was published...
10 tips para una eficaz higiene bucal

10 tips para una eficaz higiene bucal

A veces el cuidado de nuestra salud bucal se vuelve algo tan rutinario que no se realiza de la mejor forma. Para evitar tener caries u otras enfermedades de la boca, presta atención a estos 10 simples consejos que te servirán para mantener una eficaz higiene bucal. 1....

Implantes dentales, mitos y mentiras

El tratamiento con implantes dentales es un procedimiento sencillo pero que requiere una adecuada planificación y una completa explicación. Mediante prótesis colocadas sobre implantes, es posible recuperar la estética y la función correcta de la boca motivada por la...

Treating the geriatric dental patient

Dental providers must be prepared to treat this population, requiring a thorough knowledge of geriatric issues, which are not just physical but social and psychological as well. Quality of life can be significantly affected by poor oral health. Many seniors are...

Family Conflict May Equal Poor Oral Health

Families with a lot of verbal and physical conflict have more cavities and poorer oral health, according to a new study. Researchers studied 135 families with elementary-age children and gave them questionnaires about interparental and parent-to-child physical and...
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