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Tricks to Fighting Sugar Cravings for Better Oral Health
Posted on 11/25/2019 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
If anyone understands the lust for sugary sweets and milk chocolates as well as other smooth textures on the palate, it is our office. We see the results of untamed impulses on a day-to-day basis. As we approach the string of holidays towards the end of the year, it inclines us to present some tips to help you better curb and manage your sugar cravings. Tricking Your Mind By grabbing a toothbrush and giving a quick and light brushing. (20-30 seconds) Then follow with fluoride mouthwash. It signals to your brain the meal is over. If you don't experience that feeling, here comes the good part. By coating your teeth with mint and fluoride. The cool, clean minty flavor will ruin even the most delicious treat. Buying time for your digestive system to signal you're full. Cinnamon can trick your body into believing you are eating a sweet meal. Grab some apples and lightly dust with cinnamon. The added benefits of apples are that their texture strengthens the gums...
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Treatment Options for Sensitive Teeth
Posted on 11/15/2019 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
If you have even chewed up something sugary and felt the jolt of electric-like stinging across your teeth, you aren't alone. Tooth sensitivity is due to the exposure of dentin. This can be lost by bacteria eating away the enamel or from gums receding. Hot or cold beverages become unbearable, while certain other acidic or sweet foods can cause the tooth or teeth to be painful. Teeth Sensitivity Explained The tooth's dentin is many porous tubes that run from the center nerve outward to the exterior of the tooth. Your tooth has a protective layer called enamel, it dulls temperature, acids, and sugars. If you allow plaque to form on the tooth, it eats away the enamel, exposing the dentin. If you experience gum disease, the gums can recede, exposing the dentin below the gum line. Once your teeth have reached this point, it's important to know only a visit to our office and some special tools can stop the decay. Protecting and Rebuilding Your Teeth's Protection...
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Why Poor Oral Health Can Leave You Feeling Exhausted
Posted on 10/25/2019 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
Can bad teeth make you sick and tired? More and more exploration is now emerging on how poor dental health is precisely associated with various illnesses, including chronic fatigue. When you study about it, your mouth is like a window into your body, and a healthy mouth is an initial defense for your overall health. By retaining a good oral hygiene regimen of daily brushing, flossing, and rinsing, you are able to keep the germs in your mouth at bay. But without this dental routine, the parasites can run unrestrained through your body. Poor Oral Health Effect on the Body People with gum disease are approximately twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery disease compared to those don't have periodontitis. Researchers aren't precisely sure of why this might be, but one theory is that harmful bacteria from your mouth enters your bloodstream and attaches to fatty plaques in your heart's blood vessels, leading to inflammation and upping your risk of clots that can...
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