You may be wondering why we’d write about diabetes when we are a dental office. It’s a legitimate thing to wonder about. However, it’s important to remember that your dental health is not in isolation from the rest of your health. Much of your dental health is connected to your physical health and vice versa.
This month our nation and Mansouri Family Dental celebrates the work that our dental hygienists provide for us. This special month highlights the importance of oral health and attempts to raise awareness about the benefits of good dental health. The ADHA is showcasing a campaign called #DHStrong to have conversations about the Daily 4 that includes brushing, flossing, rinsing and chewing.
September 26-30 is designated as Malnutrition Awareness Week in our country. Our dentists at Mansouri Family Dental Care & Associates are keenly aware of the vital link between a healthy diet and optimal dental health. For this reason, we feel it’s important to highlight the role that nutrition plays in your dental health.
Do you ever scroll through social media, or flip through magazines wondering how everyone seems to have the perfect smile? The rich and the famous seem like they were born with all their pearly whites perfectly placed and positioned. It can be discouraging when you compare your smile to famous peoples’ smiles.
If you have a toddler in your house, you probably have had to say something like, “Teeth are not for biting people!” When toddlers are getting their teeth in, they tend to want to bite their friends, family members and even pets. Why do toddlers have a propensity to bite at that age? Is it a stage or a phase? Do they really want to hurt someone or something?
Wisdom teeth are also known as third molars. Their name came from the fact that they are the last teeth to come in and it typically coincides with coming into adulthood and wisdom. They usually come in between the ages of 17 and 21. Often times, when they arrive there is no room for them or they are positioned incorrectly.