Archive for September, 2017
What Is Activated Charcoal & Why Is It Used for Teeth Whitening?
Charcoal Teeth Whitening? So let’s get this straight, people use charcoal for teeth whitening purposes? Even to a dentist this seems like an oxymoron, but it’s becoming pretty popular. Why is charcoal – or to be completely accurate, activated charcoal – used for teeth whitening purposes? With endless aisles of toothpaste, floss & mouthwash at […]
What Is Xylitol & Why Is It Toxic to Dogs?
Yes, Xylitol Is Bad For Dogs Most dog owners know there are certain foods that we as humans love, but are quite dangerous to our dogs. Chocolate comes to mind immediately, but did you know that xylitol is bad for dogs? According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Xylitol is present in many […]
3 Low-Sugar Snack Alternatives for Kids
Sugary Snacks Affect Oral & Overall Health…& Grades Are you packing the right type of snacks in your children’s lunchbox? How about that afternoon snack after they get home from school? If kids don’t know any better they could find themselves reaching for sugary snacks instead of healthier options. Maybe your child has a serious […]
Does Dental Health Affect Brain Health?
Taking care of our teeth is essential to staying healthy. But what are the consequences if we don’t? Unhealthy teeth turn yellow and become painful, which ultimately leads to more visits to the dentist, which many of us find so scary. Most of us underestimate the importance of dental health. Do you want to be […]