Archive for 2017

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 […]

Your Teeth Are Not A Tool

Dos & Don’ts For Healthy Teeth When it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums, can you read the signs? Our teeth are pretty incredible when we stop to think about it, our teeth are pretty tough – given what we put them through and how they serve our quality of life on […]

A Great Smile Boosts Self-Confidence

A Dazzling Smile Looks Healthy Donning a dazzling white smile doesn’t just show the world how healthy your teeth and gums are, your dental health also plays a significant role in how confident you feel. Have you ever had yellowing teeth or maybe a discolored tooth or two? If so, you were probably pretty self-conscious […]

3 Reasons You Should Floss At Work

Why Should You Floss At Work? Regardless of what the FDA thinks, you still need to clean between your teeth. Brushing only cleans 60% of teeth surfaces. Flossing covers the rest. You don’t have to floss at-home. Stash your string at the office! Here are 3 reasons to do the deed at work: 1. Take […]

The Top 5 Causes Of Yellow Teeth

What Causes Yellow Teeth? In the age of digital photography, social media and other picture sharing websites, people are under more pressure than ever to look their best. Having a beaming smile with radiant white teeth is now as important as having the latest trendy hairstyle or clothing. Tooth discoloration, however, is not something that […]

Too Much Teeth Whitening Leads To Bleachorexia

Bleachorexia Is Really A Thing? It’s been estimated that Americans spend over a billion dollars a year just on over the counter teeth whitening products. That is a pretty staggering figure, in any economic climate. But what is it about over the counter teeth whitening products that have us clearing the shelves at the local […]

When To Remove A Child’s Loose Tooth?

When Is It Time To Remove A Child’s Loose Tooth? When the tooth in question is loose enough to come out with minimal fuss…from the tooth, not the child. Any parent knows the panic that might set in when their child realizes they have a loose tooth. Although there are some loose tooth troopers out […]

DIY Dentistry…Just Don’t Do It!

Is Dentistry A DIY Thing in Your House? There are just some things in this world that we’re better off paying a professional to do rather than going the do-it-yourself route. Tooth extraction has to be high up there on the list. But evidently not high enough for this couple… In this not so recent […]

Is Oil Pulling Good For You?

Is Oil Pulling OK With Your Dentist? It’s all the rave these days, oil pulling for oral health. Chug some coconut or sesame oil and swish, gargle, swoosh…then spit. Now watch years of tooth decaying plaque and yellowing teeth stains wash away! Could a healthy, white smile really be that easy? After all, oil pulling […]