By Jeanne Phillips, SF Gate, Saturday, May 30, 2015Read More
Emerging evidence has shown a strong link between the effects of chronic oral inflammation and general health. The mouth is the visible gateway to the rest of the body and reflects what is happening deep inside. PDF Download; Article by Mary S. Haumschild, RDH, RN, BA-HCA, BASDH, CRA, MHSc, and Ryan J. Haumschild, BS, MBA.Read More
Portable Smiles hygienists will demonstrate proper oral hygiene techniques customized to each patient’s particular needs.Read More
Senior citizens are keeping their natural teeth longer and may have more complex dental care considerations than previous generations. In addition to partnering with dental professionals for care, senior citizens should be aware of the following issues that may affect their dental needs.Read More
There’s no doubt that bad breath, or halitosis, can be embarrassing. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to get bad breath under control.Read More
Your dental professional may have talked with you about the dental health issues that arise later in life, such as dentures or dry mouth.Read More
- Brush your teeth 2x a day with fluoride toothpaste and replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months.
- Floss daily to remove food particles that get caught in teeth.
- Eat a balanced diet and avoid in-between meal snacks.
- Schedule regular dental checkups for professional cleaning and oral exams.
Patients Know They’re “Supposed To” Care About Oral Health…But Do They Know Why? If patients believe that the only reason to schedule regular dental appointments is to have an aesthetically pleasing smile and agreeable breath, they’re missing out on the bigger picture.Read More
Can gum disease actually put your life at risk? A staggering amount of research indicates the answer is, “Yes.” Your mouth is not separate from the rest of your body, and its health is not separate either...Many studies conducted in recent years have established a connection between periodontal disease and certain health conditions.Read More
Seniors More Tech-Savvy Than Younger Americans Believe: Philips Center for Health and Well Being Spotlights Importance of Technology to Support Aging Well.Read More