Oral Cancer Awareness: Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Prevention

Oral Cancer Awareness: Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Prevention

Oral cancer is a serious illness that affects various parts of the mouth, including the lips, tongue, cheeks, and throat. While advancements in dental and medical sciences have improved our understanding of this disease, awareness remains crucial for early detection and effective treatment.  In this post, we will explore the risk factors, symptoms, and preventive…

The connection between Diabetes and Oral Health

The connection between Diabetes and Oral Health

Visiting the dentist regularly can reduce the risk of dementia Diabetes and oral health are closely linked. People with diabetes have a higher risk of experiencing oral health problems, and poor oral health can make managing diabetes more challenging. Let’s explore this relationship: Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease): Diabetes can increase the chances of developing gum…

The Importance of Tongue Cleaning for Optimal Oral Health

The Importance of Tongue Cleaning for Optimal Oral Health

Let’s talk about a dental superhero that doesn’t wear a cape but plays a crucial role in maintaining a healthy mouth – your tongue! Tongue cleaning is an essential yet underestimated practice that can significantly impact your overall oral health. In this article, we will explore why cleaning your tongue is so important and provide…

What is temporomandibular disorder (TMD)?

What is temporomandibular disorder (TMD)?

What is temporomandibular disorder (TMD)? Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a term used to describe a group of conditions that affect the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) and the muscles that control jaw movement. The temporomandibular joints, or TMJ, are the joints that connect the lower jaw (mandible) to the skull. These joints are located on either side…

Reducing Dementia Risk: The Link Between Oral Health and Cognitive Decline Reducing Dementia Risk

Reducing Dementia Risk: The Link Between Oral Health and Cognitive Decline Reducing Dementia Risk

Visiting the dentist regularly can reduce the risk of dementia One of the more speculative ideas on how to reduce dementia risk comes from research into bugs in the mouth. A recent study in the US found that people with gum disease and mouth infections were more likely to develop Alzheimer’s, the most common cause…

The Dental Implant Process

The Dental Implant Process

A dental implant is an excellent treatment for many patients who have lost teeth due to illness, accident, or injuries during sports activities, for instance  For many patients, dental implants are becoming the treatment of choice. They can be used to replace a single tooth, support a fixed bridge, or secure removable partial or complete…

The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups and Dental Hygiene

The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups and Dental Hygiene

No matter what is stopping you from visiting your dentist, bear in mind that there are few things that are more worrying than the consequences of missing your annual teeth cleaning. Regular dental hygiene is an essential part of good oral hygiene and visiting your dentist is vital. During the pandemic, it is encouraged by all health professionals, including the government bodies…

The iTero Scanner

The iTero Scanner

Align Technology, Inc the pioneering company behind Invisalign has developed the iTero intraoral scanner; a digital scanning technology to enhance digital orthodontic and restorative workflow that improves the patient’s experience. The iTero scanner uses advanced scanning technology together with artificial intelligence to capture pictures inside the mouth, creating a 3D model of the teeth and gums, which you can view in…