Your Health For Tag "healthy mouth"

  • MLB Hits Smokeless Tobacco Out of the Park
    Jul. 5, 2017

    MLB Hits Smokeless Tobacco Out of the Park

    General oral health

    Major League Baseball parks across the country have banned smokeless tobacco, a play that will help encourage fans and players to kick a habit that's bad for oral and overall health.1 The biggest winners of the new rule may be our nation's kids, who will no longer see and want to mimic their favorite baseball... More »

  • Big Game, Big Taste: Healthy Game Day Snacks
    Jan. 2, 2016

    Big Game, Big Taste: Healthy Game Day Snacks


    Whether you're watching college bowl games, the NFL playoffs or preparing for the Super Bowl, you are more than likely preparing a menu of your favorite game day snacks for your next get together. Instead of opting for the usual game day treats, try one of these tooth-friendly substitutions for a pigskin party that's delicious... More »

  • Keep Your Mouth Clean this Spring
    Mar. 26, 2015

    Keep Your Mouth Clean this Spring

    General oral health

    Doing some spring cleaning this month? While you're busy beating rugs, cleaning curtains and organizing cabinets, don't forget to check out your bathroom counter! Here are four things to add to your checklist. Replace old or worn toothbrushes. If your toothbrush or toothbrush head is more than three months old, it's time to get a... More »

  • Losing Your Wisdom (Teeth, That Is)
    Aug. 20, 2013

    Losing Your Wisdom (Teeth, That Is)

    General oral health

    For many people, wisdom teeth (also known as “third molars”) are often more problematic than helpful. Wisdom teeth often come in misaligned or emerge only partially, and some remain trapped underneath the gums. These are known as “impacted” teeth and can eventually cause infection of the gums and surrounding bone. Because of these issues, many... More »

  • Sports and Mouthguards
    Aug. 8, 2013

    Sports and Mouthguards

    General oral health

    Children and adults need at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. Sports are a great way to ensure you and your child is physically fit. However, there are a few precautions that you should take before your kids go on the field. For example, you should ensure the wearing of protective gear like helmets, knee and shoulder pads, face cages, and . . . especially, mouthguards.

  • Oral and Overall Health
    Jul. 9, 2013

    Oral and Overall Health

    General oral health

    If your eyes are the windows to your soul, then your mouth is definitely the window to your health. Since our body functions as one system, it is no wonder how we take care of our mouth has an impact on the rest of our bodies. This infographic highlights just a few ways your mouth... More »