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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff —Your Mouth Will Thank You!

April is National Stress Awareness Month. Everyone has stress in their lives and that stress takes its toll on nearly every part of our bodies. The stress response is part…

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What You Should Know About Oral Cancer

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Here’s what you should know about this all too common cancer and what can do to help reduce your risk. According to the American…

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What You Need to Know About Your Saliva

When you think about oral health, you probably picture a few things: a toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, floss and the myriad of instruments used by your dentist. But the most important…

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Pregnancy and Oral Health

Pregnant? Then you should be paying extra attention to those teeth! Many primary care physicians and expecting mothers overlook the importance of good oral health during pregnancy despite its potential…

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Don’t Ask, Demand an Oral Cancer Exam

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, roughly 43,200 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer in 2014, and it will kill over…

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Vitamin D and Oral Health’s Connection to Overall Health

Mother Nature has delivered a tough concoction of weather this winter – from unrelenting snowstorms to bitter cold temperatures, surely many of us, myself included, are ready for sunshine and…

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You Wanted to Know: Canker Sores

If you’ve ever had a painful, round ulcer on the inside of your mouth or gums, you may have been struck by a canker sore, otherwise known as an aphthous…

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Triclosan and Oral Health

The world today is inundated with antibacterial products and the word “germophobe” has become part of our daily vocabulary. From antibacterial hand spray to antimicrobial clothing, the crusade against germs…

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New Year, Healthy Smile

The New Year is upon us and many of you are committing to New Year’s resolutions to incorporate new and healthy habits in your life. As you consider making a…

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Your Oral Health Matters More Than You Know

This past week the GLO Good team traveled from New York to Los Angeles to volunteer at Care Harbor LA, a massive healthcare clinic offering free medical, dental and vision…

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