Here are a few more additional tips on maintaining good oral health
1) Avoid tobacco whether chewing or smoking tobacco will over time damage your dental and oral health. Smokers have seven times the risk of developing gum disease compared to non-smokers.
2) Limit alcohol. Did you know that heavy use of alcohol increases you risk factor for oral and throat cancers?
3) Eat wisely. Avoiding sugars and starches when snacking applies to both adults as well as kids. After having a sugary snack try and drink a glass of water or chew on sugar free gum when brushing is not an option.
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an opinion that upholds the Affordable Health Care Act
This includes the individual mandate for coverage. The case challenged the constitutionality of several parts of the law, including the rule that most people in the U.S. must get health coverage. We will continue to carry out provisions of the law by thoughtfully implementing the new requirements for customers and members. We will also continue to look for ways to address increasing costs that are crippling our health care system, including: · Advancing our partnership with primary care physicians announced earlier this year that we believe will substantially improve quality and member health, and potentially reduce the trend in overall medical costs by as much as 20% by 2015. · Coordinating patient care through the use of IBM-Watson technology to promote evidence-based health care and ensure that millions of Americans receive the most effective courses of treatment. We look forward to continuing our efforts to work with policymakers and other key stakeholders to build a health care delivery system that provides security and affordability to all Americans.
I am so embarrassed about my breath. I always have bad breath no mater how many times I brush my teeth. I use mint and chewing gum but they only help during the time they are in my mouth. Not to long after they are gone does my breath start to stink again. My friend calls me dog breath thinking he is funny but although I laugh it off it really does hurt my feelings. What can I do about it? Can a dentist do something about bad breath? Please advise I would totally go to the dentist if it would help me control my breath issues.