Adult Oral Health
Beat Bad Breath: Six Simple Steps to Fight Bad Breath
What's your breath like? Talking closely to someone. Going in for the kiss. Stop!
Few things in life can make a person more self-conscious than having bad breath. But, this is something you can have some control over....Read More
Brush Up on Oral Care Basics
Your smile depends on simple dental care habits, such as brushing and flossing. But are you using the right techniques? Follow these steps to protect your oral health...Read More
Cancer Prevention: Push Back at Plaque
Need one more reason to keep your teeth squeaky clean? One word: Cancer. New research shows that people with plaque build-up on their teeth and gums are also at greater risk for dying of cancer.
Conserving Water While You Brush
Conserving water while you're brushing your teeth has several benefits, including a reduced water bill and conservation of fresh water...Read More
Dental Implants: What You Need to Know Before You Go
What is a Dental Implant? Is It Right For Me?
Have you ever had the dream where one or more of your teeth fall out? What do you do if you lose a tooth in real life?
One option is to get a dental implant. This is a procedure where an oral surgeon or periodontist surgically places an artificial tooth that’s surgically fused in the jawbone—a fantastic long-term option for tooth replacement. Decades ago, if you lost a tooth, your choices were a fixed bridge or removable dentures. Fixed bridges rely on neighboring healthy teeth as anchors, which can have a negative impact on them down the road. And, removable dentures can slip or make embarrassing clicking sounds when you speak....Read More
Dental Tips for Looking Younger
Your mouth is more than just a pretty smile. It's also a gateway to your overall health. Keeping that gateway clean may keep you healthier longer...Read More
Diabetes and Dental Care
Poor oral health provides opportunities for bacteria to enter the bloodstream which raises your sugar levels and requires your body to create more insulin. ...Read More
Do CROWNS have you confused?
Confused about crowns? Learn what a crown is, what they are made of and what to expect at the dentist’s office...Read More
Everything you want to know about Braces and Orthodontia
Orthodontic treatment is used to correct a “bad bite.” This condition, known as a malocclusion, involves teeth that are crowded or crooked. In some cases, the upper...Read More
Pregnancy and Dental Care: The importance of cleanings and oral hygiene while pregnant
Did you know that pregnant women run the risk of having periodontal disease?
Periodontal (gum) disease can contribute to many health complications. Heart disease, increased possibility of strokes, and serious threats for people with diabetes, are some of the dangers associated with gum disease. It can cause many issues for pregnant women. ...Read More
Steer Clear of Cancer: Keep Your Smile Healthy!
We all know the importance of good oral hygiene. No one wants to deal with cavities and the procedures that come along with them: drilling, fillings, root canals, crowns…and on and on. But did you know that chronic gum disease is linked to even more serious health issues? Namely, cancer....Read More
The Oral Health / Heart Health Connection
Periodontal disease has been linked to heart disease and understanding this connection is important to keeping your heart, and smile, happy...Read More
Tips To Keep You Smiling
Good oral health is extremely important and can affect your overall health...Read More
What’s the Deal with Dental Implants?
All you need to know about Dental Implants. Solstice offers you one of the most comprehensive Implant Dentistry Coverage to help you address your adult dental health needs....Read More