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 A Guide to Picking Your Toothpaste According to Your Dentist

A Guide to Picking Your Toothpaste According to Your Dentist

by Shearly (SU)
In your average supermarket or pharmacy, patients searching for any kind of health-related goods are bombarded by a cavalcade of brands and options, often leaving many people confused on just what product is best for them. Toothpaste is no different. Toothpaste, which is at the cornerstone of at-home dental health, comes in a multitude of varieties, each carrying their own promises and benefits. But how do you sort through this sea of options in order to find the toothpaste that is best for your dental health? Here’s a short guide on how to pick your toothpaste, according to your dentist.

The Strong Link Between Heart Disease and Poor Dental care

The Strong Link Between Heart Disease and Poor Dental care

by Shearly (SU)
While many people seem to know that poor dental care can ultimately cost them their teeth, many do not know that it can also cost them in an even deadlier way. Medical studies have confirmed over and over again that there is a strong link between heart disease and poor dental care. At 360 Dental Group, we honestly care about you and your teeth. That’s why we created this helpful guide to better dental (and heart) health.

Can poor dental health contribute to Alzheimer's Disease?

Can poor dental health contribute to Alzheimer's Disease?

by Shearly (SU)
A healthy smile isn’t just one of the first things people notice about you, it is an essential part of your body’s overall condition and wellbeing. You may have heard it before, that oral health is directly related to potential conditions in other areas of your body. Did you know that there is evidence that gum disease can contribute to Alzheimer’s Disease later in life?

Why custom made dental guards are a good investment for your child in sports

Why custom made dental guards are a good investment for your child in sports

by Shearly (SU)
If you think all dental mouth guards are created equal, you may be surprised to learn that studies have shown that children who play sports are more prone to certain forms of injuries involving the head. And as small as it is, a custom fitted dental mouth guard may help prevent additional damage to not only the mouth, but the brain as well. You see, those over the counter, one-size-fits-all dental guards may actually increase your child’s risk for certain forms of injuries because they tend to slip or shift, while custom made dental guards are a very good investment for those with children in sports. When it comes to the health and wellness of your child, you probably don’t want some cheaply made, generally molded device being the thing protecting them against lost teeth and concussions.

Why You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed in front of Your Dentist

Why You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed in front of Your Dentist

by Shearly (SU)
Did you know that according to a recent study by the Colgate Oral and Dental Health Resource Center, a whopping 30 to 40 million people in the United States are either fearful, or feel too embarrassed about going to see the dentist? It is true. Dental anxiety is a very real issue for millions of people. The first thing you should know is that there is no need to be embarrassed in front of your dentist.