Allergens are substances that cause allergic reactions and they can be found everywhere and in various seasons, which is why there are always people who suffer from allergic reactions all throughout the year.
While most allergens that impact people are found outdoors, the winter season is a bit different considering that the main culprit for causing allergies can be found indoors as most people stay in their homes, workplaces, or other enclosed establishments longer because of the cold weather.
Maintaining Good Oral Health During Allergies
When people think of allergies, they often visualize somebody who is coughing or sneezing unceasingly as depicted in TV shows, advertisements, and movies.
Not many people realize that apart from affecting one's nose and throat, allergies during winter season also affect dental health. One can experience tooth pain, especially if your sinuses are enlarged and put pressure on your upper teeth.
If you are experiencing toothaches when you suffer from allergies, the best way to address it is to come by our office so we can assess the situation and provide immediate remedies. Keep in mind that there are many reasons for tooth pain and proper remedy can only be provided through a correct assessment.
You should also remember to continue your usual oral care habits, even though you are suffering from allergies. Do not fail to brush your teeth as it will help your teeth to be stronger and help prevent uncomfortable dry mouth as well.
You should also take the time or hire someone who can clean and maintain your vents and your entire house so that it will be free from dust and other indoor allergens.
Do not let allergies ruin your teeth and the holiday season in the process as well. Bear in mind that you do not have to suffer and endure tooth pain because of the change of season. Come visit us today so we can help address and maintain your dental health.
Christopher D. Kooning DMD, PC (503) 673-9097
15962 Boones Ferry Rd, Suite 105 Lake Oswego, OR97035