You probably think of yoga as an activity for improving balance and flexibility. But breathing and stretching exercises can also relieve symptoms related to stress, including teeth grinding, toothache or gum infection. Here are 4 benefits of yoga for your oral health.
When you’ve had a great night’s sleep, you wake up feeling rested, alert and ready to tackle the day. That’s because your body and brain have had a chance to recover! On the other hand, a lack of sleep will leave you feeling tired and can increase your risk for a wide range of health problems, impacting your mood, heart, physical health, oral health and more.
If you have a child who is a fussy eater, you’re not alone. Picky eating is common among young kids. While pickiness is normal, it’s also important for children to develop a healthy relationship with food to avoid eating issues later in life. They also need to eat a balanced diet to get important nutrients […]
Some research shows eating a vegetarian diet can help prevent cancer, lower cholesterol, reduce weight and decrease the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. These diets frequently contain less fat and fewer calories, along with more fiber and nutrients like potassium and vitamin C. In spite of those advantages, there can be potential […]
Life expectancy has gone way up in the last century. People born in the U.S. today can expect to live an average of nearly 80 years. While good genes are important to longevity, healthy behaviors are actually more influential in helping people survive into old age. Many of the same practices that can help you […]
You’ve heard how probiotics can help your gut health, but did you know they may also improve the health of your teeth and gums? Dental probiotics, just like the kind of probiotics used to boost digestive health, help balance the amount of good and bad bacteria in your mouth. In fact, oral probiotics may help […]
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has put our world into pandemic and left many of us feeling helpless and wondering, “How can we help?” Health and safety are top priorities for a great deal of Americans. Spending time in a large crowd or doing hands-on volunteering may seem risky, so it’s time to get creative! There are […]
Enjoy this refreshing piña colada smoothie as a quick breakfast or sip it leisurely on the patio. You’ll have a hard time believing a drink this tasty is also healthy and filling. This tropical treat is packed with vitamin C, calcium and potassium to help strengthen teeth and keep gums healthy. Ingredients ½ medium ripe […]
This perfect blend of spices adds a new level of flavor to juicy grilled chicken breasts. The grilled chicken breast is rich in protein and phosphorus for strong teeth. And, unlike barbecue sauces, the dry rub recipe for chicken enhances the taste without adding cavity-causing sugar. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon ground […]
Do you remember cutting out construction paper hearts at school each February? Your scissors traced each half until a perfect heart fluttered onto your desk. You’d repeat this until you had enough hearts to glue on a mailbox filled with Valentine’s Day cards. After picking out the right card for each classmate, how did you […]