Archive for July, 2011

Give a Dirty Mouth a Brush

There are an estimated 800 to 1,000 different kinds of bacteria in the human mouth. Because of the warm and moist environment with the hard tooth surfaces and soft tissues, the mouth is ideal for germ growth. Many of these bacteria are harmful to the teeth and can cause cavities, gingivitis, and eventually could cause […]

Important Health Considerations

Everyone knows that a woman’s hormones can cause bloating, irritability, moodiness, and the occasional hot flash or emotional outburst. A recent study by the Academy of General Dentistry states that one’s oral health is also hormone-dependent. As hormonal changes occur throughout a woman’s life she also experiences changes in her oral health. Puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, […]