Archive for February, 2014

Oral Hygiene Linked to Pneumonia in Hospital Patients

It goes without saying that oral hygiene is important. There have been dozens of studies linking poor oral hygiene with many other serious conditions, such as heart disease. A recent study in Sacramento has found another illness to add to the list: Pneumonia. The study in question focused on patients that are not on ventilators, […]

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

The early portion of a child’s life is when everything is starting to take shape. Personalities emerge, hobbies are learned, and habits form. It almost goes without saying, then, that embracing the importance of good oral hygiene early-on in a child’s life is crucially important. The American Dental Association agrees, since February is National Children’s […]