Posts Tagged ‘ oral health ’

How Can I Maintain a Healthy Smile?

Maintaining a healthy smile involves more than just brushing your teeth.  In order to keep your mouth in a state of optimal health, you must commit to three essential components of oral health.  When combined, these three components will work together to help you maintain a completely healthy smile! Do Your Part At Home This […]

How Smoking Affects Your Mouth

You know smoking is bad for you.  You know it causes emphysema and lung cancer.  Did you know it is also really terrible for your oral health?  Smoking worsens your risk for every oral health problem. Smoking Causes Dry Mouth One of the ways smoking causes dry mouth is by physically drying out the tissues […]

How Does Aging Affect Oral Health?

There are two reasons aging is important to oral health: 1) the population of elderly people in America is growing rapidly, and 2) more and more of those people are keeping their natural teeth! Research projects that by the year 2030, twenty percent of the U.S. population will be over the age of 65.  This […]

Is your mouth making you sick?

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 How Oral Health Impacts Systemic Health At Timberlake Dental, we take healthcare seriously.  While we are specifically concerned with our patients’ oral health, we acknowledge its role in a person’s overall health.  Unfortunately, the mouth has always been treated by a realm of healthcare (dentistry), which has historically been completely separate […]