Archive for May, 2018

National Smile Day Is May 31st

National Smile Day There is a new “national day” on the calendar this year, May 31st is National Smile Day! According to National Day Calendar, there are over 1,500 national days, and that number just increased by at least one as of the time of writing this dental health blog post. INCYMI last week when […]

May Is National Dental Care Month

UPDATED: April 30, 2019   National Dental Care Month May 2018 marked the first annual National Dental Care Month, an entire national month of commemoration dedicated to taking care of your smile. National Dental Care Month will officially be observed annually each May. According to the good folks at National Day Calendar – who commemorate […]

Tooth Decay Prevention for Kids Starts When They’re Babies

Preventing Kids Tooth Decay According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, about 40 percent of children have tooth decay by age 5. Improper or infrequent brushing and flossing are the main causes. Proper oral care can prevent children’s tooth decay, and you can start now to teach your child good habits. Here […]

Here Are 10 Ways To Avoid Bad Breath

10 Ways To Avoid Bad Breath Do you – or someone you know – suffer from chronic bad breath? Maybe it’s your overbearing boss who comes into your office like clockwork after hammering down 4 cups of coffee and smoking three butts by the time your 9:50 am pre-meeting meeting takes place. Or perhaps it’s […]

Does Pregnancy Lead to Tooth Loss?

Pregnancy and Tooth Loss Have you ever heard the old-wives tale, “gain a child, lose a tooth?” Every pregnant Mom knows how important it is to take care of themselves, but expecting Moms also need to understand the impact that pregnancy has on dental health. Hormonal changes that expecting Moms go through during pregnancy can […]