Tips to Handle a Dental Emergency

Dental issues can typically wait for office hours for treatment. If you’ve got a minor toothache, for instance, or you’re concerned about your gums, you can generally make it through the night and call your dentist in the morning. In some cases, though, we face true dental emergencies. When something [...]

2022-11-29T15:24:43-05:00May 16th, 2022|

What Comes First: Flossing or Brushing?

When it comes to good dental health, it’s a question that might be older than the proverbial inquiry:  What came first—the chicken or the egg? Do I brush first and floss second or vice-versa? While some dental health professionals may not agree on the specific sequence, almost all agree the [...]

2023-03-24T12:35:06-04:00April 26th, 2022|

Covid-19’s Impact on Routine Dental Care & Oral Health

The Covid-19 Pandemic has not only impacted the overall health of Americans, but also has posed obstacles and challenges to the oral health of some as well. Covid-19 has triggered two specific changes in how dental patients have responded to seeking routine and preventive dental care over the past 24 [...]

2023-01-06T13:08:18-05:00March 18th, 2022|

Oral Health and Heart Disease

Oral infections and cardiovascular disease are interconnected. The bacteria that cause gingivitis can travel to other parts of the body. These bacteria can then cause things like inflammation in blood vessels, heart attacks, and blood clots.[2] Bad Oral Habits Contribute to Gingivitis One of the causes of gingivitis is poor [...]

2023-01-25T17:21:13-05:00January 25th, 2022|

Oral Hygiene & Your Overall Health

Dental Health and Overall Health are More Connected Than You Think BHA dentists and their assistants strive to share the vital connection between dental health and overall health with their patients in Brevard County. Oral health can affect a person's overall health. Our dentists are trained to look for connections [...]

2022-07-29T11:28:35-04:00March 26th, 2018|
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