With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to consider the repercussions of candy on teeth. Newsweek recently posted the results of a study which shows that most American toddlers eat more than the recommended sugar intake for adults. But sugar tempts people of all ages, not just children and teens:Continue reading “Halloween Sugar & Your Teeth”
As you age, the one thing that does not change is the importance of taking care of your teeth and gums. In fact, dental care may be even more important as we age. Here are some educational tips about elderly dental care to help you or your loved ones manage oral health in their Golden Years.Continue reading “Senior Dental Care”
March is National Nutrition Month. Spearheaded annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the campaign focuses on education and information. This year’s theme is “Personalize Your Plate.” In our ongoing effort to promote good health, we are happy to share about the important role nutrition plays in healthy teeth and gums.
The Diabetes-Dental Work Connection: What you need to know
HealthDay Reporter Robert Preidt wrote in a recent issue of US News & World Report, that many adults with diabetes fail to see the dentist enough, which he notes is bad, since diabetic patients face increased risk of gum disease compared to healthier peers:
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“Investigators analyzed data from just over 2.5 million American adults who took part in an annual federal government health survey. The survey results showed that people with diabetes or prediabetes were least likely to visit the dentist. The study included about 248,000 diabetics, 30,500 people with prediabetes and over 2.2 million without diabetes.”