Wash your hands, don’t touch your eyes, take vitamin c, eat well, and exercise. We’ve all heard the many ways we can stay healthy, but what isn’t often talked about is how important your oral health is to your immune system. Dental cleanings are essential to keeping healthy throughout the year and can reduce the risk for viruses, infection, and more. Learn how to boost your immune system and stay healthy.
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS July 7th, 2020
Posted In: Dental Health Tips
Your oral health has a major effect on the overall health of your body, not just in your mouth. By maintaining healthy teeth and gums, you can make your body healthier from head to toe.
Bacteria in the mouth cause tooth decay – by feeding on the sugars in the foods and drinks we consume – they leave behind the waste, in the form of a biofilm known as dental plaque.
Our mouths have lots of bacteria that is usually harmless. (Did you know that the bacteria in our body aids with digestion and other biological tasks?) However, if you do not brush or floss regularly, oral bacteria can reach dangerously high levels. When this happens, tooth decay, gum disease, and oral infections can be the nasty result.
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS May 26th, 2020
Posted In: Periodontal | Gum Disease
It is no fun to have tooth pain. But, did you know that pain or swelling in your mouth, face or neck can mean several different things.
But what makes having tooth pain or a toothache the NUMBER ONE reason you need to see your dentist? Let’s discuss the Top Ten Symptoms or reasons why you are experiencing tooth pain:
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS April 28th, 2020
Posted In: Emergency Dental Care