Oral Health Symptoms That Can Indicate Diabetes

Diabetes is a health condition where the pancreas is no longer able to produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar. Undiagnosed or untreated diabetes can present with a host of symptoms as it's a systemic illness. Oral health symptoms are often overlooked, but can prove to be a major warning sign that you have diabetes. Here are a few of the oral health symptoms that could indicate you have diabetes. Visit both your dentist and general practitioner if any of these conditions appear. [Read More]

Is Your Child Older Than 6 Years And Hasn't Lost A Tooth? Get Pediatric Dental Advice

If your child is around 7 to 8 years old and they haven't lost any teeth, you want to get to a pediatric dentist, such as those at Apollo Dental Center, to see what is going on. The average age for beginning tooth loss is 6 years and you'll want to find out if you should be concerned about the delay. The child could have a delay in development and may need orthodontic help. [Read More]

At-Home Vs. Professional Teeth Whitening

More than 92% of adults agree that an attractive smile is an important social asset. How do people define an attractive smile? White, straight, even teeth. People spend bundles of money trying to fix their teeth, and when it helps you get a date or secure a new job, it is money well spent. When it comes to straightening your teeth, you can't very well do that on your own. On the other hand, you can whiten teeth at home. [Read More]

3 Ways To Allay Your Odontophobia

Conquering your fears is a difficult task, especially when those fears aren't rooted in rational thinking. Odontophobia is fear of the dentist, and it is very common. You may feel a range of discomfort from anxiety to downright terror. Regardless of the basis of your fear, you know that you must make your oral health a priority so that you can lead a full and healthy life. Facing your fear of the dentist can definitely be difficult, but with the appropriate strategy and support you can successfully get through a dental appointment. [Read More]