Dr. Christopher Zed’s Healthcare Blog

Everything You Need to Know About Adult Braces

Everything You Need to Know About Adult Braces

Orthodontic services aren’t just something parents get for their children; they’re a significant part of dental care for people of all ages. Whether or not they were unable to get them when they were younger, or they’re just looking for a change, many adults are...

Is There Such a Thing as Using Too Much Toothpaste?

Is There Such a Thing as Using Too Much Toothpaste?

Brushing our teeth is a relatively mindless part of the day. People usually don't even notice how much toothpaste they are using. The CDC has recently released a study that children are prone to using too much toothpaste when brushing. Children and adults may need to...

The Dangers of Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard

The Dangers of Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard

When it comes to dental care, far too many people believe that as long as they brush their teeth twice daily that they are all set. The concept of proper brushing techniques never even crosses their minds. Unfortunately, brushing techniques do have an impact on...

The Best Practices for Healthy Teeth

The Best Practices for Healthy Teeth

Good oral hygiene is essential for healthy gums and teeth. According to experts, the health of a mouth can indicate larger problems within the body. Thus, it’s essential to negate any external factors for dental concerns.  Oral health problems are considered to be a...

COVID-19 Impact on Healthcare Technology

COVID-19 Impact on Healthcare Technology

When COVID-19 hit, it changed the world as we know it. Humanity has worked hard to adapt to the changes and challenges it has brought with it, yet there will always be a lingering impact. It’s essential to know how COVID-19 will impact healthcare technology. In 2020...

The Link Between Mouth Bacteria and Rheumatoid Arthritis

The Link Between Mouth Bacteria and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Recent studies have begun to show that there are correlations between arthritis and bacteria. Specifically, these studies are finding a connection between rheumatoid arthritis (RA), early RA (ERA), and high levels of bacteria (Prevotella and Veillonella) in their...

How Covid Could Be Causing TMD

How Covid Could Be Causing TMD

There is a legitimate reason that doctors advise against feeling too much stress when possible. Stress increases the production of the stress hormone called Cortisol. An overproduction of Cortisol, if left unchecked, could lead to a variety of physical ailments, including stomach ulcers, headaches, G.I. issues, insomnia, impotence, and muscle tension. In addition, stress lowers our immune system, making us vulnerable to colds and other illnesses. 

Canada’s Response to Covid-19 Over the Past Year

Canada’s Response to Covid-19 Over the Past Year

One of the things that historians, public health experts, epidemiologists, and infectious disease specialists will be discussing for years is the report card given to each country regarding their handling of COVID-19. For better or worse, lessons will be learned either way regarding how the world handled the global crisis. The hope is that we as a planet will all be better prepared for the next emergency. Now that grades are being tallied, it looks like Canada will go down in history with bragging rights for an above-average B grade.

The Lastest Tech in Dentistry

The Lastest Tech in Dentistry

Dentistry is one of the world’s oldest medical professions. It dates back to the year 7000 B.C., but modern dentistry wasn’t embraced until 1723 A.D. when Pierre Fauchard, a French surgeon, published the first comprehensive guide ever written about dental care. Many of the book’s ideas remain the basis of dentistry to this day.