Oral health issues that may arise with age

As you age, your body can experience shifts in health that affect your mouth in ways you might not expect. In honor of Healthy Aging Month, take a look at few conditions people may encounter with age that can affect their oral health – including bone loss and dry mouth. Bone loss  As you age,… More »

Going outside to bask in the sun isn’t just fun – it also provides a healthy dose of vitamin D! That’s good for both your overall health and your oral health. Calcium is often praised for its many health benefits like strengthening bones and teeth, but your body won’t experience those benefits if it doesn’t… More »

Whether for health or ethical reasons, many people opt to be vegetarian or vegan. However, meat is a good source of many essential vitamins and minerals. Without them, vegetarians may have a higher risk for oral health problems, including gum disease. Luckily, there are other ways to get those nutrients to ensure that your smile… More »

There’s more to good oral health than just brushing and flossing – what you eat also impacts your smile. In honor of National Nutrition Month, here are some of the most important vitamins and minerals to keep your smile healthy. Calcium. Growing up, you were probably taught that drinking milk would make you strong. That’s… More »

Trying a different diet in 2014? Changing the way you eat can sometimes mean cutting back on foods such as red meat, or even going vegetarian entirely. What you eat (or don’t eat) has an impact on your oral health. If you’re eliminating certain foods, you’ll need to get the nutrients they provided from other… More »