Open wide and say “Sentinel of Health!”

Categories: Dental Health

Sounds weird, I know. But, according to past United States Surgeon General, Dr. David Satcher, the mouth (oral cavity) is often referred to as the Sentinel of Health. When you think about it, the mouth is the largest entry point to the inside of the body. It is easily accessible and saliva is now becoming…

Your mouth and your body. What’s the connection?

Categories: Dental Health

The last decade has brought a renewed interest in oral health. Not as much interest in how oral health affects your teeth, but how it affects your body. The science and research that is coming from the medical side of health is connecting inflammation and infection in your mouth to serious diseases such as heart…

Beware Of Hidden Sugar

Categories: Dental Health
Preventative Dentistry in Hillsboro Village

We advise our Hillsboro Village dental clients at Thomas W. Nabors, DDS – Cosmetic & General Dentistry to watch their sugar intake to prevent cavities and other health problems. If you are trying to unsweeten your diet, you are probably skipping the usual suspects: candy, soda, and baked treats. But not all sugar is as…