Vision and Dental Health - Causes

Dry Eyes in Winter: The Effects of Cold Weather and Indoor Heat

Winter is a prime season for dry eyes. Try these tips to give your eyes relief from the effects of cold weather and indoor heat.

How to Handle Bad Breath

It's not pleasant, but it is preventable. Here's how to keep a foul mouth at bay.

How to Keep Your Senses Sharp as You Age

Smell, taste, sight, hearing, and even touch. They can all dull over time, but there are steps you can take to keep them going strong.

5 Issues That Affect Aging Eyes

Here's a rundown of common conditions that can affect your sight, as well as steps you can take to treat, or even prevent, these problems.

Are You at Risk of Going Blind?

More people are experiencing serious vision problems and even blindness. Learn the risks and what you can do.

Do Dental X-Rays Put You at Risk for Cancer?

A new study shines a critical light on the potential hazard of dental x-rays.

Update: Gum Disease, Heart Disease Connection

You've heard your oral health impacts your heart. Here's what the American Heart Association says now.

10 Habits That Hurt Your Eyes

If you smoke cigarettes or stare at a screen all day, you could be doing your peepers a disservice. Read on for eight more offenses.

Myth vs. Fact: Test Your Eye-Q

Could you spot the warning signs of cataracts, glaucoma, and other vision disorders? Get the whole picture here.

Headaches 101

Headaches are among the most common pain symptoms in the world. Learn about the different types of headaches and what causes them.

The 10 Best Reasons to Quit Smoking

Many people successfully kick the habit, and you can too. Here, the top 10 benefits of smoke-free living.

Are Your Glasses Causing Your Headaches?

Prescription glasses, over-the-counter reading glasses, and sunglasses may be contributing to your headaches. The good news is that there are clear solutions to solve this problem.

How to Soothe Your Teething Baby

While the process of teething can be painful, there are steps you can take to soothe your baby's sore gums and help her be more comfortable.

How Smoking Causes Cancer

You know it does, but do you know how and why smoking is one of the greatest health risks out there? Understanding what's behind the risk might help you or a loved one give them up for good.

Tooth Sensitivity: Getting to the Root of It

Learn about the most common causes, plus get tips on how to fix this common problem.

A Really Good Reason to Floss

Researchers have found that women are 11 times more likely to develop this serious condition if they are missing teeth or have gum disease. What's the connection?

Want Healthy Lungs? Take Care of Your Teeth and Gums

The benefits of good dental hygiene go far beyond your teeth and gums. Researchers now believe your oral health can have an effect on how well your lungs will function.

The Link Between TMJ and Headaches

Read on for a TMJ primer and tips for how to alleviate TMJ-related headaches.

Glaucoma 101

While the damage this condition does to the eye is largely preventable, unfortunately many people aren't aware they have glaucoma until it's too late.

Oversee Your Child's Contact Lens Safety

Contact lenses may seem harmless, but many children today end up in the emergency room because they don't perform important maintenance steps.

Does Your Outlook on Life Affect Your Eyesight?

A recent study demonstrates that depression actually alters the way people visually see the world.

Have Diabetes? How and Why to Protect Your Teeth

Diabetics need to be vigilant about dental health. Learn to protect your pearly whites.

I think I may have periodontal disease. What causes this, and how can it be prevented?

Dr. Jennifer Jablow, DDS, answers a reader's question about what causes periodontal disease and how it can be prevented.

The Importance of Dental Care for Diabetics

Taking care of your pearly whites is crucial when you have diabetes.

Can Too Many X-Rays Really Be Dangerous?

Are x-rays really so dangerous that we need to put on armor against them? And how many x-rays are too many? Get the whole story here.

Diabetes May Be Damaging Your Teeth

Learn what you can do to keep your mouth healthy.
 
 

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