Your Health For Tag "systemic connection oral and overall health"

  • 'Tis the Season for Colds
    Dec. 19, 2013

    'Tis the Season for Colds

    General oral health

    If you have a toothache this flu season, don't automatically assume there's a dentist's drill in your future. The pain you feel might be the inflammation of your sinus lining or a symptom of sinusitis. It's pretty common during cold and flu season, so it's important to be aware of the symptoms. Sinuses are air... More »

  • Diabetes and Dental Health
    Nov. 7, 2013

    Diabetes and Dental Health

    General oral health

    It's National Diabetes Month, a month dedicated to bringing awareness to the growing disease. Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes and another 79 million Americans have prediabetes. Together, 105 million Americans have either been diagnosed, or are at risk of being diagnosed– that's a third of the country! Why... 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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »