Did you know hygienists and dentists can detect clues about your health during a dental exam? Not only can they see signs of cavities, gum disease and oral cancer, they may notice symptoms of other medical conditions. 1. Diabetes – Abscesses by tooth roots or on the gums between teeth are caused by bacterial infection. … Read Full Article
Your teeth change as you age. Years ago older people automatically replaced their teeth with dentures. But thanks to preventive dental care, more people are keeping their teeth. Dental insurance helps pay the bill for regular dental appointments, including professional cleanings and exams, to help people avoid oral health problems that may occur with age. Here’s a … Read Full Article
Your bowl of chili looked hot and, guess what, it was! Now you’re reeling from the pain of a burned tongue and looking for quick relief. Review the following treatment advice for this malady as well as remedies for seven other common dental health problems.
Symptoms of dry eyes or a dry throat are often attributed to medications or allergies, but they also may be related to Sjögren’s syndrome, an immune system disorder.