What You Need to Know About Dry Mouth

Xerostomia, more commonly known as dry mouth, is a condition related to the salivary glands, which help keep the mouth moist, thus preventing decay and other oral health problems. When the salivary glands do not work properly, the amount of saliva in the mouth decreases, resulting in xerostomia. Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while, but if you... read more »

Understanding the Dangers of Tobacco Use

Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. Smoking cigarettes or using other tobacco products is harmful to your mouth, including your teeth and gums, and can be deadly. How does smoking impact my oral health? Each year, about 480,000 people die prematurely due to smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, and 16 million people live with... read more »

Oral Health and Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic, incurable illness and a growing epidemic in the United States and Canada. More than 30 million Americans and about 3 million Canadians have diabetes. Prediabetes is even more common and, while reversible with treatment and management, most people with prediabetes don’t know they have it. Diabetes affects the body’s ability to control the production of insulin,... read more »

June 26th is National Toothbrush Day

Regular brushing will help remove bacteria and plaque which can cause decay, gingivitis and periodontal disease. Brushing your teeth can also minimize discoloration from plaque buildup. We recommend for everyone to brush their teeth twice a day, preferably in the morning and before bed. You should try to brush your teeth for two minutes each time. Brushing your teeth for... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Oline Dental Arts, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these articles.... read more »