Author Archives: Quali-Dent Dental Clinic

How to Spot Trouble

Here is a quick guide to common dental problems. You should visit your dentist if you have these warning signs. Warning Sign The Problem? Bad breath that doesn’t go away The cause might be gum disease, food, drinking, smoking, medicine you are taking or a health condition. If you cannot get rid of bad breath… Read More

Oral health: an important piece of your overall health

Research shows there is a relationship between oral disease and other health problems such as diabetes and certain kinds of pneumonia. There may even be a link between oral diseases and heart disease and stroke, as well as premature and low birth-weight babies. As part of a healthy lifestyle, practice good oral hygiene and have… Read More

Dental Care for Seniors

As you get older, you may have dentures or dental implants. These dentures and implants need to be checked by your dentist. If you take medicine that makes your mouth dry, or makes your gums grow, you need to have a dentist take a close look. A dental exam can include some or all of… Read More

Fluoride and Your Child

Fluoride is a mineral found in soil, water (both fresh and salt) and various foods. It has a positive effect on oral health by making teeth more resistant to decay. Fluoride can also prevent or even reverse tooth decay that has started. Fluorides are used by communities as a public health measure to adjust the… Read More

5 Steps to a Healthy Mouth

Most of us realize that diet and exercise play an important part in keeping us healthy. But did you know that a healthy mouth is also an important part of a healthy body? Poor oral health can affect a person’s quality of life. Oral pain, missing teeth or oral infections can influence the way a… Read More

Wisdom Teeth

What You Need to Know About Wisdom Teeth If they grow in properly, wisdom teeth are no different than any other teeth in your mouth. However, if they become impacted, or erupt in a strange angle or location, they may need to be removed. Learn more about your wisdom teeth and wisdom tooth extractions. What… Read More

Sleep Apnea

Losing More Than Zs What is sleep apnea?Sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life-threatening sleep disorder that affects approximately 18 million Americans. It owes its name to the Greek word apnea (meaning “want of breath”) and refers to episodes in which a person stops breathing for 10 seconds or more during sleep. With each episode,… Read More

Dentin Hypersensitivity

Sensitive Information What is dentin hypersensitivity?Dentin hypersensitivity, more commonly referred to as sensitive teeth, can be defined as short, sharp pains that come from exposed dentin (the layer of tissue found beneath the hard enamel that contains the inner pulp). Individuals with sensitive teeth may find that the pain can be triggered by hot, cold,… Read More

Plaque and Oral Hygiene

Prevent Plaque With Good Oral Hygiene It’s important to keep your children’s teeth clean and healthy, and you can help do this by teaching them how to reduce the amount of plaque on their teeth. To learn more about plaque, read on! What is plaque?Plaque is a sticky layer of bacteria-containing film that accumulates on… Read More

Oral Warning Signs

Connecting Oral and Overall Health Regular dental exams not only help decrease your risk of oral health problems, such as cavities and gum disease, but also may help to diagnose other, sometimes life-threatening, medical conditions. Serious diseases like diabetes and cancer often can be detected from signs and symptoms inside your mouth. In fact, many… Read More

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