Day: December 12, 2016

A Healthy Mouth Could Save You from Pancreatic Cancer

You may feel indifferent about visiting the dentist, sometimes you may even “forget” your appointment because, really, is it that important? You brush and floss your teeth twice a day so how much does going to the dentist really impact your overall oral health? The answer is: A LOT! Recent studies suggest it could even…

Trick Your Body with Less Exercise and Get Better Results

We all know we need to exercise and how important fitness is, but finding or making time isn’t always easy. Now you won’t have the excuse that you don’t have time because all you need is 10 minutes 3x a week to get the benefits. And those benefits aren’t just physical! It’s time to start…

New Link Between Lung Cancer and Periodontal Disease

Everyone knows that going to the dentist twice a year for bi-annual check-ups is the best way to keep your teeth, gums, and mouth healthy. Also, there are many different published resources and old time sayings that allude to the fact that overall bodily health starts with your mouth. Not only do you want to…

Getting a Flu Vaccine Helps Prevent More Than the Flu

If you’re undecided about getting a flu vaccine, this might help determine if it’s the right thing for you and/or your family… It’s All About The Numbers We already know that the flu vaccine lowers the risk of developing atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder but a recent study is definitely good news for those…

Why You Shouldn’t Let Your Mouth Get Too Dry

Having a dry mouth is annoying and uncomfortable.  There are many causes of dry mouth including diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and even cancer treatments. Tobacco use is another big contributor to dry mouth. Many people don’t realize that certain medications can cause dry mouth, too. Certain drugs used to treat depression or anxiety, Parkinson’s disease and…