The Top Most Common Dental Problems

The Three Most Common Dental Problems

Common Dental Problems

Despite taking the best care of your teeth, you still tend to end up making an appointment with your dentist to get your latest dental problem treated. This article will address the most common dental issues that people often face and how you can take measures to avoid them.  Also remember, you can get in touch with us at Mint Dental if you need help related to dental issues.

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How Does Water Quality Affect Oral Health?

Does Water Quality Affect Oral Health?Water Quality and Oral Health

Water is one of the most basic needs of humans. Without it, not only will we become dehydrated, but we will also be unable to perform many of our regular activities such as bathing and oral hygiene, cooking, and washing. However, despite the accessibility to water, different regions have different water supplies, and not all of these have potable and fluoridated water.

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Outdoor Expeditions and Oral Health

Outdoor Expeditions and Oral HealthDon’t Let Time Outdoors effect your Oral Health!

Summer is just around the corner and what is better to do in Alaska than taking a hike? With the gorgeous weather looming and school ending soon, families and individuals are looking forward to a great mountaineering experience. However, any outdoor activity requires an adjustment in one’s lifestyle, even if it’s just for a day. Dental hygiene would be a perfect example of such adjustment.

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Effects of Poor Oral Hygiene to your Body

Infographic proof of the Ill Effects of Poor Oral Hygiene

You’ve likely been told since you were a young child that brushing your teeth three times a day is extremely important. Many don’t realize just how vital it is to your overall health, not just that of your mouth.

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Thumb Sucking and Dental Care: Helping Your Child Break a Bad Habit

Stop Thumb Sucking Before it Ruins Your Child’s Teeth!

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Many young children resort to thumb-sucking or a pacifier for comfort. It is a natural reflex for babies and toddlers, helping them to feel comforted and secure. Usually they will start thumb-sucking when they are tired or fussy to help soothe themselves. Yet, many parents worry that this bad habit will have an adverse effect on their children’s teeth. Continue reading “Thumb Sucking and Dental Care: Helping Your Child Break a Bad Habit”

Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral Cancer Screening Procedure

Why Are Oral Cancer Screenings Important?

It’s not just smokers and people that drink alcohol who are at risk for developing oral cancer. New studies show that people in their 20s and 30s are more at risk than ever, partly due to HPV, the virus that also causes cervical cancers. The American Cancer Society predicts that each year, more than 30,000 new oral cancer cases are diagnosed. Continue reading “Oral Cancer Screenings”