Good Nutrition for Oral Health

Why Nutrition Is Good for Oral Health

We all know that daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are essential for a healthy smile, but nutrition also plays an important role in your dental health. Poor nutrition can lead to gum disease, tooth decay, and cavities. Researchers have also linked oral diseases to diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. The food we eat […]

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Diabetes and Dental Care

Diabetes and Dental Care

Dental care is an important part of diabetes care. Most people tend to think that diabetes only affects your body, but it can also affect the tissue in the mouth, gums, and teeth. What is diabetes? Blood glucose is the body’s main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. The levels of […]

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JR Dental Newsletter – July 2022

July 23rd is World Sjogren’s Day. It’s named after Dr. Henrik Sjogren, the Swedish ophthalmologist who noticed a connection between patients he was seeing with dry eyes, and patients who suffered from a consistently dry mouth. Further investigation resulted in the discovery that these symptoms where caused by an immune system attack on these patients’ […]

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Reasons for Bad Breath

Bad Breath: Causes and Treatment

Bad breath, also called halitosis, is pretty common in both kids and adults. It’s completely normal to have bad breath from time to time, especially first thing in the morning or after eating odorous foods like onions and garlic. Mints and mouthwashes can sometimes mask the issue, but to truly defeat it, you’ll need to […]

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Choosing a family dentist

5 Tips for Choosing a Family Dentist

When the time comes to choose a new professional to handle your loved one’s oral care, there are several different things to consider before choosing a family dentist. Not only does the average family need regular dental checkups, but they need someone they can rely on for emergency dentistry, someone who is affordable, and someone […]

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May 2022

JR Dental Newsletter – May 2022

Summer is about to burst onto the scene. And with it, your “free time” will turn to “busy time” as you plan, plan, plan for your relaxing summer vacation. So while you’re thinking about where you’ll go, where you’ll eat, and what you’ll see along the way, don’t forget to plan a visit to your […]

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