Archive for March, 2014

Could Mouthwash Use be Linked to Cancer?

According to recent research that has come to light, there may be a link between certain types of mouth cancer and frequent mouth wash use (more than twice a day). The European study studied individuals who were diagnosed with esophageal, vocal chord, mouth, or throat cancers, and their dental hygiene habits. The results found that […]

Reasons to Consider Removing Wisdom Teeth

For most people, getting their wisdom teeth removed is just a normal part of growing up. For some, however, the wisdom teeth never have to be removed. For those individuals, there are a few reasons why removing wisdom teeth can still be a good idea, though. First of all, there is only a finite amount […]

Poor Oral Hygiene Linked to Several Heart Diseases

Dentists and other oral care professionals have known for a long time that while poor oral hygiene can certainly cause issues for your teeth and gums, there can be far more serious implications for your overall health. The main reason that oral care can be a good indicator of overall health is because human mouths […]