Tag Archives: dentist

Fear of the dentist combated with talk therapy

By: Devon Andre | Wednesday, January 06, 2016 - 10:00 AM

If you cringe or become anxious about your upcoming dental visit, new research suggests that talk therapy may help you overcome your fear. A British study used cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as an approach to treat phobias of the dentist.… Read More

Could You Have Diabetes? Ask Your Dentist

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, November 11, 2013 - 04:00 PM

Doctors are beginning to pay more attention to the strong connection between a person’s oral health and their overall health. In some cases, the first signs of a developing disease can be found in the mouth. Certainly, we are beginning… Read More

The Effect of Female Hormones on Dental Health

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, October 03, 2012 - 12:23 AM

Female hormones are generally associated with the reproduction and pregnancy.  Estrogen, for example, is the female reproductive hormone responsible for regulating the menstrual cycle.  A lower production of estrogen each month thus increases the likelihood of pregnancy in a woman. … Read More

Brushing Your Teeth for Memory?

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 02:18 AM

You may want to think twice about cancelling your dentist appointments, or “forgetting” to brush your teeth – a new study has found that doing so may impact much more than just your dental health—it may impact your memory and… Read More

The Unexpected Problem Causing Blood Clots

By: Bel Marra Health | Monday, July 30, 2012 - 02:11 AM

For years, we have simply considered tooth loss as an issue involving a deficiency in calcium and the progression of aging. The consumption of food items rich in calcium such as milk and dairy products were thus considered as preventative… Read More

Common Oral Health Questions Answered

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 01:02 AM

For decades doctors have known that oral health can have a big impact on your general health. How you take care of your teeth and gums could determine whether or not the rest of your body will be in good… Read More