Research Shows Cranberry Effective for Supporting Elderly Oral Health

Elders in nursing homes are at a high risk of developing serious illnesses like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, COPD, and dementia due to lack of proper oral care. According to top health researchers, there may be a simple solution to this problem. Research using products made cranberry extract, specifically with Fruit d’Or’s premium, whole-fruit cranberry […]

Source: Research Shows Cranberry Effective for Supporting Elderly Oral Health

It is important to stay on top of your health at all ages, including oral health. There is a lack of oral health as people age and according to health researchers, there may be a simple solution to this issue! Check out this article to find out more.

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
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Is Fluoride Safe for Children? – American Dental Association

Fluoride is a safe and can help prevent cavities in your children’s teeth. You may have questions about fluoride and your child. Harvard researcher, dentist and mom Dr. Brittany Seymour has answers.

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It is best to protect yourself and your children from cavities before you have to start treating them. Stay ahead by using fluoride to help prevent that from happening. Check out this article on a moms guide to fluoride.

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
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What Is Halitosis? – American Dental Association

There’s a difference between bad breath and halitosis. Find out what it is and how to treat it.

Source: What Is Halitosis? – American Dental Association

 

Do you have bad breath that seems to linger all day? Or even bad breath that cannot be fixed by breath mints or mouthwash? Halitosis is different than just bad breath and can be a cause of something more serious. Take a look at this article to find out more.

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
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How to keep your kids safe at the dentist | Fox News

After the tragic death of 3-year old Daleyza Hernandez Avila earlier this summer, the safety of children undergoing anesthesia for common dental procedures has attracted national attention.

Source: How to keep your kids safe at the dentist | Fox News

When it comes to your child’s, their safety is very important. Going to the dentist can be scary for them and having your child go under anesthesia can be scary for you. Take a look at this article as it goes through how to keep your child safe at the dentist.

 

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
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Squid ink could make your dentist visits much less painful

Source: Squid ink could make your dentist visits much less painful

The melanin nanoparticles in squid ink can help create a full map of your mouth.

“Your dentist visits could become a pleasant pain-free experience, and it’s all thanks to squids. A team of engineers from the University of California San Diego have developed an imaging method using squid ink and ultrasound to check for gum disease.”

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
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Why do I grind my teeth and what can I do about it?

Nip this painful habit in the bud

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“If you grind your teeth or clench your jaw (the medical term for which is bruxism), it’s not just your teeth and jaw muscles that suffer.” It can be very serious to grind your teeth, issues could lead to headaches, earache, dizziness and vertigo, insomnia and even hearing loss. Take a look at this article to find out more information on teeth grinding and what you can do to prevent it.

 

Dr. Ryan Ersland
Ersland Family Dental
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