Your Health For Tag "dental diseases"

  • Oral Health Tips for Expectant Mothers
    Aug. 15, 2013

    Oral Health Tips for Expectant Mothers

    General oral health

    As any woman who has been pregnant can tell you, there are many health changes that come with carrying a baby. Oral health is no exception. Here are five things to know if you or your significant other are expecting. 1) Be aware of pregnancy gingivitis symptoms. Expectant mothers experience hormone changes that can exaggerate... More »

  • Tooth “Tattoos” May Help Detect Disease
    Jul. 18, 2013

    Tooth “Tattoos” May Help Detect Disease

    General oral health

    Just when you thought you'd seen every type of tattoo out there, a new version is on the horizon. This one, however, could help prevent pain instead of causing it. Researchers at Princeton University are working on a technology that “tattoos” – no needles involved – a graphene sensor onto tooth enamel. The sensor is... More »

  • Man's Oral Health Tied to Overall Health
    Jun. 11, 2013

    Man's Oral Health Tied to Overall Health

    General oral health

    This week is Men's Health Week and it gives us the perfect opportunity to discuss why a man should be very meticulous when it's tooth-brushing time. From early disease detection to uncovering the killer that is oral cancer, your oral health is inextricably linked to your overall health. Watch this video to learn exactly how... More »

  • Cancel out Cancer
    Apr. 18, 2013

    Cancel out Cancer

    General oral health

    Let's face the terrible facts surrounding this disease. Oral cancer kills close to 25% of the people diagnosed. Of the 35,000 people diagnosed with oral cancer, only about 50% of them will be alive after 5 years. The death rate is so high because many symptoms go unnoticed. Late diagnosis of oral cancer is by... More »