Prevention Archive

How Prioritizing Oral Health Can Keep Your Heart Healthy
added on: February 17, 2024

Explore the vital connection between oral health and heart health. Prioritize oral care for a healthier heart and smile.


Oral Health and the Risk of Alzheimer’s
added on: September 14, 2023

Did you know that poor oral health may increase your risk of Alzheimer’s? Maintaining good dental hygiene is, therefore, important for overall health.


Gum Disease Linked to Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk
added on: March 30, 2022
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An updated study conducted by the American Academy for Cancer Research of nearly 43,000 people over several years has shown a potential positive correlation between gum disease and an increased risk of colon cancer. While the whole-body complications associated with gum disease, such as heart disease, aren’t new, the link… Read More…


Why Do My Teeth Hurt When I Eat Sweets?
added on: February 23, 2021
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It’s no secret that your dentist in Panama City isn’t a big fan of sugar. After all, this sweet ingredient can feed mouth bacteria and increase the risk of decay. But what does it mean when your teeth hurt while enjoying the occasional sweet treat? This type of tooth discomfort… Read More…


COVID-19 & Cracked Teeth
added on: February 17, 2021
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Over the past year, some dental offices have been reporting higher rates of cracked teeth than in years’ past. Take this dentist’s experience documented in the New York Times for example. So, is there some weird connection between COVID-19 and cracked teeth? Well, kind of. While cracked teeth are not… Read More…


Stop Tooth Staining in its Tracks
added on: December 18, 2020
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Do you find yourself covering your mouth when you laugh? Or maybe you hide your smile in photos because you’re embarrassed by the color of your teeth. Tooth discoloration and tooth staining are some of the main reasons people go out of their way to avoid showing their teeth. While… Read More…


What Your Dentist Can Tell Just From Looking at Your Teeth
added on: November 25, 2020
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Your dentist in Panama City will often ask you things about your overall health as well as your habits, and with good reason. But there are times when patients aren’t comfortable sharing some aspects of their life with their dental team and instead try to keep these things a secret…. Read More…


Oral Health Tips for Diabetics
added on: November 16, 2020
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Diabetes is a disease that keeps the body from properly processing food into usable energy. If diabetes is not controlled or maintained, it can lead to overall health concerns such as heart disease, eye problems, kidney failure, and oral health complications. In fact, there is a known link between diabetes… Read More…


Chemotherapy & Oral Health
added on: September 28, 2020
cancer patient

Cancer and chemo are two C-words that can create a lot of fear, and rightfully so. Cancer as a whole is an incredibly common disease. In fact, nearly 1.8 million Americans will be diagnosed with some form of cancer this year alone, and over 600,000 will die. But thanks to… Read More…


How Painful is a Root Canal?
added on: August 25, 2020
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There’s a dental treatment out there that can make even the toughest of the tough shudder in fear. We’re talking about the dreaded root canal. This dental procedure has gained such a terrible reputation over the years of being an incredibly painful, uncomfortable, and overall horrible thing. However, nothing could… Read More…


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