Category Archive for "Oral Health"

The Importance of Saliva

July 17, 2017
Orlando Smiles, Inc.

What is saliva? The saliva is a liquid found in the mouth. The saliva consists of water, mucus, minerals, proteins, and an enzyme known as amylase. Saliva is very important for good digestion, and healthy mouth. It is produced by…

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The Dangers of Grinding Your Teeth

September 9, 2016
T.J. Beasley

For most people who grind their teeth, this typically happens during the night when they’re asleep and unconscious. The main triggers of teeth grinding, or bruxism, are stress, anger, misaligned teeth, and sleep disorders like obstructive sleep apnea. People who…

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How Your Lifestyle Affects Your Dental Health

June 29, 2016
T.J. Beasley

Everything from the things you eat and drink to certain habits that you have can affect your dental health, some even causing problems that are irreversible or that can worsen with time. Aside from the obvious things like brushing your…

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