Too often, we associate the dentist as a place to go after something has already gone wrong with your teeth. But your dentist can be one of your most powerful allies in preventing illness not only in your mouth, but throughout your body. Your dentist is responsible not just for your teeth, but also how your jaw, face, and airway all develop. These things affect your ability to breathe without interruptions throughout the night, and thus, impact the quality of your sleep.
Tag Archive: Oral Health
It’s time we had a serious discussion about your mouth and what you’re doing to it to promote its health. Are you harming you body without even realizing it? Chances are, you are. While many of us are fanatical about brushing and flossing, if you’re using a toxin-packed toothpaste and an alcohol-soaked mouthwash, you may be doing more harm than good. Here are a few thoughts on how to keep your mouth healthy without harming the rest of your body, what to look for and what to steer clear of: