September 17, 2020

Gum disease linked to increased risk of certain cancers

Gum disease is a common dental disorder which affects 47.2% of adults aged 30 and over. Recent studies have found that there may be a link […]
August 8, 2020

How COVID will impact your next trip to the dentist

As we cautiously ease back into our regular routines during the times of COVID-19, some people are understandably apprehensive about making their biannual return to the […]
July 3, 2020

Foods That Can Help You Maintain Good Oral Health

Worried that you’re not doing enough to keep your pearly whites shining and shimmering? Maybe it’s time you need to start thinking about your diet as […]
May 31, 2020

Oral health: Seven ways to prevent tooth decay

Taking good care of your teeth is a vital part of maintaining your overall health and wellbeing. Tooth decay occurs when foods containing carbohydrates — sugars […]
March 28, 2020

Oral Health: Through the lens of COVID-19

Submitted by Blue Ridge Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Blue Ridge OMFSOur mouths are a beacon for the rest of our overall health.  Normally, our oral health […]
February 12, 2020

How medications affect your oral health

When patients think about the factors that affect the overall health of our mouth and teeth, they tend to think about the obvious things such as […]
January 7, 2020

Brushing your teeth may help reduce your risk of heart failure

It’s no secret that exercise and a healthy diet are both crucial to lowering the risk of heart disease — the leading cause of death for […]
November 11, 2019

Gum disease could increase your cancer risk

A recent study found a link between periodontal (gum) disease and a 14% increase in cancer among older women, and a 12% increase in women that […]
October 4, 2019

Fourteen things your dentist wants you to do differently

Oral health is a very important part of our lives, yet many people choose to overlook it because of some bizarre reasons. Oral health is related […]
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