Even something as “simple” as a cavity is connected to your heart health, microbiome, and even brain health. What happens in the mouth, happens in the body; this post explains how.
Contrary to what you’ve been told, the goal is not to kill, kill, kill all the germs in your mouth. Some bugs promote good health in your mouth and the rest of your body—like the heart.
We know that oral health affects overall health, but did you know your oral health also affects your tests and how your physician may treat you based on the results of these tests?
Here’s how oral sex has become the new leading cause of oral cancer and how to bring it up with your dentist.
We don’t want to just live longer. We want to live better in those years too! Here are five ways that improving your oral health can make your life longer, happier, and more enjoyable.
If you’re teeth grinder who loves their coffee, it could be that your coffee habit is a bandaid for larger health issues. Here, I cover the coffee paradox and what to do if you’re a grinder who loves their coffee.
A new study shows a link between thyroid problems and the ingredient added to floss to make it glide between teeth. Here’s what to know and how to avoid it.
Making oral health a priority is more than just a pretty smile. Oral health impacts your susceptibility to illness and even ability to lose weight.
A new study found gum disease bacteria in the brain samples of people with dementia, furthering the research into the link between oral health and dementia.
Neglecting to floss and brush can damage the hair cells needed for hearing. Some hearing loss is natural, but poor dental health habits can accelerate the process.