Posts Categorized: Oral-Systemic Connection

Do You Have Difficulty Sleeping?

We need sleep to function properly during the day. Otherwise we can have trouble concentrating, feel moody, or even suffer health complications due to sleep deprivation. Do you have difficulty sleeping? If so, you may be experiencing a common disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Fortunately, we can discuss possible solutions to this disorder.

Medications and Your Mouth: Oral Health Side Effects

According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention, nearly half of Americans take at least one prescription medication. When you add the number of people who take over-the-counter medication, the number climbs to more than 70 percent of the population. Side effects, many of which affect the mouth, are possible with any medication. Dr…. Read more »

How the Germs in Your Mouth Can Fool Your Body

At first glance, the tiny microbes that live in your mouth may not seem like much of a concern. After all, they naturally reside in your mouth, and as long as you brush and floss your teeth, they should remain controlled. Even the most diligent oral hygiene routine, however, is subject to human error, and… Read more »

Dentistry for Heart Health Patients in Astoria

At our Astoria dentist’s office, your oral health care is centered on you as a patient, rather than just on your teeth and gums. While keeping your mouth clean is always important, certain considerations must be taken into account when receiving professional dental care. For instance, you heart health, which is more related to your… Read more »

Why Your Body Needs a Clean Mouth

Last week, we discussed the importance of maintaining healthy nutrition levels for the good of your mouth. However, the need for fuel is not the only similarity between your mouth’s health and your body’s wellbeing. An influx of research has shown that poor oral health may be significantly linked to many serious illnesses, including lung… Read more »