Eating Disorders and Oral Health

eating disorders

Affecting nearly 10 million Americans, eating disorders are dangerous diseases that can also lead to some serious health concerns. Whether anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating, every eating disorder increases the chance of heart failure, decreases bone density, and causes muscle loss. At our Schomberg dental office, we want to inform our neighbors of some of the… Read more »

Smile More, Stay Healthy

healthy smile

We all smile when we hear something funny, when we’re happy, and sometimes we even fake it when we meet someone new. But a smile is much more than an expression. It can actually help keep you healthy. At our Schomberg dental office, we want to talk about the powerful benefits of smiling and why you… Read more »

Get Your Teeth as White as Winter’s Snow

There’s nothing more pristine and white than fresh winter snow. But it doesn’t take much, and before you know it, the snow looks dingy and dirty. The same can be said for your teeth! But don’t worry, the friendly team at our Schomberg dental office is ready to help take your smile from drab to dazzling… Read more »

Alcohol Use and Oral Health

alcohol and oral health

Nearly a quarter of all U.S. adults 18 and older have engaged in one or more nights of excessive drinking this past year. Excessive drinking is defined as five or more drinks for men, and four or more drinks for women. While some may only see this as a concern for your overall health, at… Read more »

Stop Stressing, Protect your Mouth

holiday stress

As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season approaches, we’re faced with the stress of going here and there, buying presents, cooking food, visiting family, and the seemingly never-ending whirlwind that happens every year around this time. While we all know stress isn’t good for overall health, our dental practice in Schomberg, want to… Read more »

Chew Gum for Better Dental Health

By now, you have probably heard about Xylitol gum, but you aren’t sure why it is such a big deal. Isn’t it just another artificial sweetener? Not at all! While Xylitol looks and tastes much like sugar, it will not raise blood sugar levels the way sugar does. And since it’s found in many fruits… Read more »

Alternative Uses for Dental Floss

Dental floss. If you’re a patient at our Schomberg dental office, we know for sure that you have it in your medicine cabinet for use during routine, at-home dental hygiene. But did you know that it might be a good idea to keep some rolls in other rooms of the house as well? You might… Read more »

Can Mouthwash Replace Brushing?

Most of us have done it — we’re running late, don’t have time to brush our teeth, and reach for the mouthwash instead of the toothbrush for a quick swish and spit. But can a habit of using mouthwash instead of brushing affect your oral health? Our dental office in Schomberg have the answer. Not… Read more »