Monthly Archives: June 2017

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The Ins And Outs Of Tooth Extractions

For many individuals, the fear of visiting a dentist is not sparked by routine cleanings. It is the anxiety that is built up around being told that you have an underlying dental issue that needs dealt with immediately. Everyone dreads hearing the words “cavity” or “root canal,” for example, when undergoing a routine check-up. Beyond [...]

By |2019-05-06T14:07:23+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on The Ins And Outs Of Tooth Extractions

The Effect Of Better Oral Health On Hospital Visits

As individuals age, their immune systems weaken, exposing them to a plethora of potential medical conditions that threaten their overall health, putting them at risk of developing various life-threatening conditions. But these complications do not only apply to things like organ failure, brain disorders, or cancer, it also pertains to oral health as well. Elderly [...]

By |2019-05-06T14:07:23+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on The Effect Of Better Oral Health On Hospital Visits

How To Talk To Your Elderly Patient’s Adult Children About Oral Care

While there is an epidemic currently facing many nursing homes and assisted living facilities around the country, there is little being done to address the issue. Many adults have voiced their concern for the care their elderly parents are receiving from the nursing home staff where they permanently reside, bringing to light how oral hygiene [...]

By |2017-06-15T21:22:17+00:00June 21st, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on How To Talk To Your Elderly Patient’s Adult Children About Oral Care

The Connection Between Oral Care And Pneumonia

We take care of our bodies so that we can better ward off infections and illnesses that could impede our health. But not many people realize that part of that care regimen should be an emphasis on oral hygiene. Pneumonia is one of the illnesses that physicians are adamant about raising awareness about due to [...]

By |2017-06-15T21:19:45+00:00June 20th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on The Connection Between Oral Care And Pneumonia

Loving Your Parent Through Dementia

There are very few things that we can experience in life that is worse than watching a loved one succumb to the murkiness of memory loss. Adult children have the most daunting role of all - watching as their parent slowly loses their most precious memories and becomes a former shell of their former self, [...]

By |2019-05-06T14:07:23+00:00June 19th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on Loving Your Parent Through Dementia

An Oral Exam Today Keeps The Doctor Away: Avoiding Medical Emergencies

It is recommended that you visit the dentist once every six months or, at the very least, once a year. Adhering to this schedule is less painstaking when you are younger and at the mercy of your parent’s schedule. As a child and adolescent, your parents create your schedule for you, prioritizing routine medical and [...]

By |2019-05-06T14:07:23+00:00June 16th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on An Oral Exam Today Keeps The Doctor Away: Avoiding Medical Emergencies

4 Tips For Maintaining Senior Oral Hygiene

Oral hygiene should be a focus at every age, but even more so for seniors. Adults that are 65 years or older have a higher risk of developing oral cancer, periodontal disease, and cavities. Age is not an excuse to neglect oral hygiene. If oral hygiene is a priority throughout your lifetime, you have already [...]

By |2019-05-06T14:07:24+00:00June 15th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on 4 Tips For Maintaining Senior Oral Hygiene

How To Spot Dental Issues In Aging Parents

As you age, it is inevitable that your body will go through a significant amount of physical change. While many recognize that less energy, potential medical complications, and other ailments are more likely, most don’t put enough attention on their teeth and gum health. Oral care is so detrimental in elderly adults because oral health [...]

By |2019-05-06T14:07:24+00:00June 8th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on How To Spot Dental Issues In Aging Parents

Why Oral Hygiene Is Important At All Ages

As you age, you will enter into varying stages of life. With every new stage of life comes new mental and physical changes that transpire as our minds and bodies mature. While these changes are necessary in order to continue progressing through life, there are certain areas that should stay the same because of how [...]

By |2019-05-06T14:07:24+00:00June 8th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on Why Oral Hygiene Is Important At All Ages

Loving Your Parent Through Alzheimer’s

From childhood to adulthood, there are precious moments that are forever etched into your memory. These memories can be insignificant, like your mother sitting on the back porch reading while you and your sibling run around the yard catching fireflies in mason jars. Or perhaps they are more significant, like annual holiday get-togethers where all [...]

By |2019-05-06T14:07:24+00:00June 7th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on Loving Your Parent Through Alzheimer’s