Dr. Tyler Torres on children's dental health

February 09, 2018 Amey Vance of The Spectrum

Pediatric Dental, Dental

The most recent community health needs assessment conducted by Intermountain Dixie Regional Medical Center identified dental health as an area of concern in southern Utah....

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It's all smiles: pediatric oral hygiene can lead to better overall health

Children, Dental

To achieve beautiful pearly whites and help stave off health issues later in life, it’s important to start good oral hygiene at a young age....

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To Do :: First Orthodontic Exam No Later Than {Age 7}

Dental

All of my kids started their orthodontic treatment in early elementary school.  Two of the three were already in braces by first grade, and all three had already had their phase one of treatment started, primarily the palatal expander, ...

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How gum disease could lead to cancer

Dental

Periodontitis, or gum disease, is characterized by the inflammation of the tissue surrounding the base of the teeth, or the gums....

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There's a New Critical Reason to Keep Your Oral Health in Check

Dental

While it may be easy to shrug off the responsibilities required to maintain good oral health (flossing, ugh), you might want to listen to your dentist: According to two new studies, taking care of your teeth can actually play a role ...

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UK 'oral health crisis': 170 youngsters a day have teeth extracted as sugar blamed for epidemic

January 13, 2018 The Telegraph

Dental

Britain's tooth decay epidemic saw around 170 youngsters have teeth extracted in hospital every day last year, with sugar blamed for creating an "oral health crisis"....

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Poor oral health increases the risk of weakness in older men

January 05, 2018 The Health Site

Dental

Oral health is really important for over-all wellness, as a study has recently warned that tooth loss, gum disease, tooth decay and dry mouth is linked to increased risks of frailtyin older adults, especially men. According to ...

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3 gross reasons why you should finally stop biting your nails

January 04, 2018 Gianluca Russo of Insider

Dental

Bad habits are incredibly hard to break, and some are more difficult than others. Although difficult, whether you can't stop overspending or picking your nose, these habits must be broken. One of the most common issues is biting your ...

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Dentist pulled out boy's four teeth 'unnecessarily'

Children, Invest In Your Child, Dental

When Tim Leo took his 13-year-old son Ethan to the nearby WH Dental Surgeons in Hougang to fix his crooked teeth, as it offered orthodontic services, he expected a routine treatment lasting one to two years....

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Is This Surprising Habit Making You Tired ALL The Time?

Sleep Disordered Breathing, ADHD, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues, Dental

Teeth grinding is incredibly common in my dental practice, and research suggests that up to one in three people may suffer from night bruxism (teeth grinding). When I started practicing dentistry, I was astounded by how often I was ...

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