10 tips from your Marietta dentist for oral health care during pregnancy

Pregnancy can cause you to be more susceptible to cavities and gum disease. If you are pregnant or are planning on becoming pregnant, it’s important to prioritize oral care. If you have poor oral health while you are pregnant, you are at a higher risk and your baby can also be at risk for having…

How Vaping May Affect Your Oral Health

With the promise of fewer health risks, e-cigarettes and vaping have become very popular over the last few years. The idea that there may be fewer health hazards is appealing to many users. However, many people don’t realize that the chemicals used in e-cigarettes can present a hazard for oral health. Vaping doesn’t have the…

Drinking Water and a Healthy Mouth

It’s well-known that water is good for your health, but did you know that water can be good for your teeth, too? It may surprise you to realize there is a connection between drinking water and a healthy mouth. It’s one of the easiest things you can do to protect your oral health. Fluoridated Water…

How Important is Brushing Your Tongue?

It is understood that oral health includes properly caring for your teeth and gums. Many do not know that even your tongue plays a role. This is why dentists recommend brushing your tongue as well as your teeth. Your tongue can be a fertile breeding ground for bacteria that multiply over time. Dr. Mark Caceres…

Pneumonia: Can Dental Visits Prevent It?

You might know that you should be seeing your dentist for a cleaning and checkup every six months, but did you know that these regular appointments may prevent you from developing pneumonia? According to a study that was presented at IDWeek 2016, there is a clear connection between oral health and respiratory health. The reason…

Oral Health to Prevent Cancer?

A healthy, radiant smile can be a real boost to your confidence, but its benefits extend beyond appearance and even good oral health. As your mouth is the entrance to the rest of your body, oral health is closely linked to overall health. Dr. Mark Caceres and his Marietta, GA dental team understand this and…