Category: Oral health

How to treat and prevent Cold Sores/Fever Blisters

Posted February 12, 2021

1 Minute Read: Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus, which can cause lip, mouth, nose, and genital sores. Typically, cold sores are spread by sharing utensils, food, kissing, etc. However, in many cases, cold sores can arise during intense cold or exposure to the sun.  When a cold sore forms on the […]

Why Nutrition Is Important for Your Oral Health

Posted March 27, 2020

3 Minute Read: It might seem obvious that your diet and oral health are connected; however, you may not realize how interwoven they are. By having a deeper understanding of how to apply nutritional knowledge, patients can see even more significant strides in their oral health.  Nutrition guidance for dental patients is continuing to advance […]

Oral Health Care: The Ancients Did It, You Should Do It to

Posted October 16, 2019

Oral health is usually discussed through the lens of modern medicine, but it’s by no means a modern concept.  Treatments for tooth decay were written about as far back as ancient Asia and Greece.  It seems even the ancients knew that we only get one set of teeth in our lifetimes. So, even then, it […]

Are Bleeding Gums a Cause for Concern?

Posted August 18, 2014

While bleeding gums can be caused by a few different circumstances, they are most often the result of poor oral health. When this is the case, gingivitis, also known as gum disease, has likely already set in. Gingivitis is one of the most common diseases in the nation. At any given time, more than half […]