Posts Tagged ‘ Good Dental Habits ’

Watch Out for Bottled Water- You May not be Getting Enough Fluoride

One of the largest markets is for bottled water. With the world’s water supply questionable about its quality, more and more people are opting for bottled water to drink. There is no caffeine, no sugar and no calories. They’re convenient and easy to take with you no matter if you’re on your way to work… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 8 2015

Top 9 Foods that Damage Your Teeth

Spoiler Alert – This List may Contain a Few Surprises Many people wonder about damaging their teeth and what the worst foods are to eat that are harmful to their dental hygiene. Hard candies like suckers give constant exposure to sugar which is dangerous to your teeth. People who chew ice can damage their teeth… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 7 2015

Avoiding Gum Disease

Gum disease (also called “periodontal disease”) is one of the most common dental health problems that patients encounter. If you have noticed your gums bleeding when you brush or floss, you should take steps now to minimize this problem before your condition doesn’t become worse. If gum disease reaches an advanced stage without being treated,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 24 2015

Fill the Stockings to Help Prevent Tooth Disease

12 Days of Christmas – Day 10 On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…periodontal prevention One of the best gifts to give yourself and your loved ones this holiday season is the gift of smile health. A few steps (and stocking stuffers) can make a big difference in preventative care.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 22 2015

Six Surprising Foods That Stain Teeth

Certain food and drinks work against us when it comes to keeping a shining white smile. Brightly colored beverages and bites are often the biggest offenders, yet you may be surprised at some of the other culprits that make the list. Most teeth staining is caused by chromogens. Chromogens are intensely pigmented molecules that latch… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2015

Eat to Enhance Your Smile

An apple a day keeps the doctor away but which foods work for the dentist? We love to see you in our office for preventative check-ups and specialty visits but in between, there are a few “Dos and Don’ts” of eating that can help you enhance your smile. Do Eat… – Brown rice and whole… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2015

How To Really Keep Your Teeth Clean

We’re here to help keep your smile in its best condition at all times and much of the great smile work begins at home, with you. In between visits to us you can do a lot to help keep your teeth clean and healthy. Here are a few pointers and tips. The Basics: Brush at… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 21 2015

A Better Way to Screen for Oral Cancer – The VELscope

Over 35,000 people each year are diagnosed with oral cancer according to The Oral Cancer Foundation. When diagnosis and treatment are performed early, the survival rate is more than 90 percent – that’s the good news. Unfortunately, oral cancers are hard to discover, and the majority of cases are not diagnosed until they are in… Read More »

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2015