It’s October, which means that soon you and your kids will be thinking about costumes, class parties, and of course, trick-or-treating! Candy and cavities have a long-standing relationship—one you most likely remind your kids about when they come home to sort through their Halloween haul, but what are the effects of sugar on our teeth?
July is National Ice Cream month! Hooray!
However, nearly 1 in every 8 Americans cringe at the thought of sinking their teeth into an ice-cold cone because they suffer from a condition called dentin hypersensitivity, more commonly referred to as sensitive teeth.
What can I do To Improve My Dental Health?
Good dental care and oral health can impact more than just your teeth and gums. We’re always worried about cavities when we visit the dentist, but the causes of cavities can also lead to complications in other parts of the body. Bacteria in the mouth can build-up and cause infections, such as tooth decay and gum disease. Then, that tooth decay and gum disease can prevent your body from fighting illness. Oral health plays an extremely important role in your overall health and well-being.