Women have different oral health concerns than men. Most of these differences are due to changes in hormones throughout the month and throughout our lives. But don’t worry, good home care, regular dental visits and a healthy diet can combat most of these problems, leaving us with healthy mouths and bodies. Menstrual cycle: During ovulation […]
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States. February Heart Health Month, and is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and increasing knowledge about prevention. Did you know that heart disease and oral health are linked? Studies have shown that people with moderate or advanced […]
We all know winter is cold and flu season. However, winter can also negatively impact your oral health. We’ve listed some tips for maintaining a healthy smile this winter. Stay Hydrated: Less humidity combined with indoor heating systems that blow dry air can dehydrate your body. While the cold weather may not make you particularly […]
Tobacco and alcohol are two common ways for New Yorkers to de-stress, especially after a long work week. While their overall health effects are widely known, their impact to oral health is overshadowed despite being the area directly exposed to tobacco and alcohol. In this blog, we will talk about some of the short and long-term effects to your oral health.