Oil pulling for Oral health

Is it a fad or fact?

Archive for 2014

Oil Pulling for Oral Health: Fad or Fact?

An alternative health practice called oil pulling has recently caught the nation’s attention, as it claims to cleanse and heal not only the mouth but the entire body of disease. The practice, which originated in India thousands of years ago, involves swishing sunflower, coconut, sesame or olive oil around in the mouth every morning (using… Read more

What to Do if You Fracture a Tooth (and Other Dental Emergencies)

Accidents happen — whether it’s because of an aggressive sports activity, a car collision or a slippery staircase, facial injuries are sometimes unavoidable and can fracture, break, displace or knock out a tooth. A group of dental associations, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, recognizes April as National Facial Protection Month. Here… Read more

Dental Implant Myths

There is a lot of information circulating the Internet about dental implants, and some of it is false and contradictory. Dr. Ronald Trevisani, a trusted dental implants provider in Orlando, sets the record straight by disproving some common dental implant myths. Dental implants are prohibitively expensive. This is not necessarily true. While replacing every single… Read more

9 Easy Ways to Care for Your Teeth

Are you doing your best to take proper care of your mouth? Studies have shown that our oral health is intricately linked to our overall health, so it is more critical than ever to maintain good hygiene habits and a healthy lifestyle! U.S. News and World Report recently published an article describing nine easy ways… Read more

Experts Debate Safety of Tooth Extraction Prior to Heart Surgery

Experts Debate Safety of Tooth Extraction Prior to Heart Surgery Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 2014-07-30 22:34 Did you know that tooth extraction is often performed prior to heart surgery to reduce the risk of developing infection during surgery (including endocarditis, a potentially deadly heart infection)? A study out of the Mayo Clinic… Read more

Will I Need Bone Grafting Prior to Implant Placement?

If you’re at all familiar with dental implant technology, you probably know that implant posts are placed directly in the jawbone. In order to properly accommodate the implant post (and offer a reliable foundation for the artificial tooth that is later attached to the top of the post), the jawbone must be of a certain… Read more