Celiac disease is a serious problem. When the affected person eats gluten, their body initiates an immune response that attacks the digestive system. The attack damages the lining of the small intestine and compromises the absorption of nutrients. Specific oral manifestations observed in childhood may help to identify patients with early celiac disease before serious disease progression and harm develop. How Celiac Disease Affects Your Oral Health Anyone from a newborn to an
Trillions of good bacteria live throughout your digestive system, which is your gut microbiome. Your microbiome affects your immune system, digestion, hormones and metabolism, as well as your mood and mental health! There are many ways to improve the structure of your gut microbiome, mostly linked to diet, but an imbalance can affect your oral health. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice daily is so important, but making the right food choices to put in your mouth is your t
1)Better digestion: Digestion begins in the mouth with our teeth grinding the food and the release of saliva that contains enzymes that begin to break down the food. Teeth that do not have good occlusion do not allow proper grinding of food, which will prolong the digestion process. 2)Better speech: The tip of the tongue collides perfectly with the teeth to allow for excellent enunciation. If your teeth are misaligned, your enunciation is likely to be affected. 3)Improved ove
At EYS we are committed to staying at the forefront with the latest technologies and the most comfortable and effective treatments for our patients. As part of this commitment, we are proud to promote our use of the iTero digital intraoral scanner for use in oral imaging and corrective orthodontic procedures. • Accurate 3D images for dental work Best of all, this digital oral scanner is very flexible in its application. It can be used for Invisalign®, general orthodontics, im
Teledentistry is the use of telehealth in the dental industry. Telehealth is a digital communication technology used to coordinate and deliver health care services. Teledentistry refers to the virtual communication between dentists and patients. During these appointments,a patient sends in photos for the dentist to examine. Then the dentist provides virtual care and education on the dental issue(s) at hand. Teledentists can also refer patients to in-person dentists as needed.
Children are exposed to fluoride through consumption of food and beverages. Considering these additional potential sources of fluoride and the risk of developing fluorosis at the time of tooth formation, the ADA recommends use of a smear of toothpaste (0.1 milligram of fluoride) from eruption of the first tooth to age 3 years followed by use of a pea-sized amount (0.25 mg of fluoride). for children aged 3 to 6 years. The toothbrush on the left shows a smear of toothpaste (0.1
October is National Oral Health Month; it is a worldwide campaign whose main objective is to promote and educate people about the importance of oral hygiene in health. Here are some Q&As to improve your dental hygiene! What is the correct way to brush? Proper brushing takes at least two minutes. To brush your teeth correctly, use short, gentle strokes, paying special attention to the gum line, hard-to-reach back teeth, and areas around fillings, crowns, and other repairs. Pla