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Dr. Kayvon Javid
525 doctors shared insights

Oral Health (Overview)

Oral health is a topic that includes recommendations for keeping teeth and gums clean and healthy. Examples include brushing, flossing, dental visits, fluoride, etc


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What does my oral health have to do with my heart health?

What does my oral health have to do with my heart health?

Periodontitis: Several studies have shown a correlation between periodontal disease and heart disease. https://www.perio.org/consumer/heart_disease http://www.webmd.com/oral-health/features/healthy-teeth-healthy-heart ...Read more

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Dr. Kayvon Javid
525 doctors shared insights

Oral Health (Overview)

Oral health is a topic that includes recommendations for keeping teeth and gums clean and healthy. Examples include brushing, flossing, dental visits, fluoride, etc


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What is the oral health bible?

What is the oral health bible?

A book: The oral health bible is a book written by dr. Michael bonner a dentist. ...Read more

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Improving Oral Health (Tip)

Improving Oral Health

Eat fresh foods in season, avoid processed foods, brush;floss, get reg dental care. ...See more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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I am worried about my oral health?

I am worried about my oral health?

As you should be...: More people should be concerned about their overall health,. And since dental problems don't cure themselves, please see a local dentist for an evaluation. This will put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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So what should I buy for oral health?

So what should I buy for oral health?

Toothpaste!: Obviously a tooth brush, Fluoride toothpaste, Fluoride mouth wash and floss would be a good place to start..... ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Tip)

Dealing with Wisdom Teeth

If you are told by a dental professional that your third molars need removal, do it before age 30. ...See more

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What can I do for my baby's oral health?

What can I do for my baby's oral health?

Hygiene ,avoid habit: Other than the routine good brushing with children toothpaste, proper diet low in sugars and carbs you should avoid the baby bottle habit, pacifier and thumb sucking as soon as possible. These habits can result in abnormal pressures on the developing oral structures such as bone, erupting teeth, incorrect tongue movement. The negative effects can result in malocclusion or malpositioning of teeth. ...Read more

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What are ways to improve my oral health?

What are ways to improve my oral health?

Regular dental care: In addition to dr. Lockhart's answer, seeing a dentist regularly will help to avoid potential problems when they can be diagnosed early. Active decay in teeth can potentially become root canals or one may lose the tooth if not treated. Having regular hygiene visits can maintain a decline in periodontal health and bone loss, thereby helping you to keep your teeth for a lifetime. ...Read more

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Dr. Hedi Kermani
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Dental Health (Definition)

Healthy non-swollen gums with no bleeding. No dental caries. No loose teeth, nor any missing teeth. No bone loss, with teeth in proper alignment providing good esthetics and proper function in speech, ...Read more