Golf offers some unique opportunities to boost your oral health, vision health overall wellness.
Asthma is a long-term lung condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the tubes that help you breathe. This makes breathing more difficult. While it usually begins in childhood, people of all ages can be affected by it. If you have asthma, you probably use an inhaler as a treatment. Breathing in this medicine helps decrease mucus and reduce swelling in your airways. While the inhaler helps with your lungs it can also affect oral health. Here are a few things to look out for.
The Examining Oral Health and Wellness in Arizona 2023 report is a state-wide look into Arizonans behaviors and opinions relating to oral health. Delta Dental of Arizona requested the research, which included 300 Arizonans ages 18+ and 300 Arizona parents of children 12 and under. Here are 3 key findings from the report:
Stress is more than just a burden. Over 1 in 4 Americans claim it shuts down their ability to function most days, according to one report. But the dangers go beyond loss of productivity. Stress is linked to headaches, depression, dementia, high blood pressure, heart issues and more. It can even harm your oral and vision health.
Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. Hydrate throughout the day with our 5 simple and effective ways to make sure you are getting enough water.
Say hello to Dr. Chris Olson of Olson Orthodontics in Arizona, our dentist spotlight! Dr. Olson specializes in orthodontics and is passionate about changing people’s confidence and lives. He provides care or adults and children at his practices in Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Verrado, Arizona. An Arizona native, Dr. Olson graduated from the University […]
The debate continues. Should you call that fizzy carbonated drink pop or soda? Whichever side you’re on, there’s one thing that’s not up for debate: Soda is not good for your health. It contains no essential nutrients — no vitamins, minerals or fiber — and regular soda is full of calories. Drinking sugary soft drinks […]
Brushing your teeth twice a day is the first step in a good oral hygiene routine. If you’re already doing that, kudos to you! With all that brushing, you probably go through quite a few tubes of toothpaste each year. In 2018 over 146 million tons of waste landed in U.S. landfills, and plastics made […]
According to the CDC, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States behind heart disease. To better understand cancer, researchers are now looking for clues in the mouth. As a result, they have found a connection between the tiny organisms that make up your mouth, aka your oral microbiome, and the […]
We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: oral health is health. Everything from what you eat to how you care for your smile impacts your oral and overall health and may affect how your body fights and responds to COVID-19. While the science is evolving, data suggests that oral health may play an […]