How To Choose Your Dentist

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Are you choosing your dentist the right way? Websites such as Amazon and Expedia.com have trained us to be price analysts in our search for the perfect product. We expect to be able to use filters to instantly find the most bang for our buck – a process that works for purchasing shoes, air travel, […]

5 Ways Your Genes Affect Your Oral Health

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Scientists for the most part have identified what causes cavities but studies show that there are some genetic risk factors that could make people more at risk for cavities. 1. Genetic sweet tooth– Scientists have found a gene variant that’s associated with sweetness preference. If someone is genetically wired to prefer sweet things they are […]

Chew On This!

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Let’s Talk Bites: Smaller Bites for Optimal Health Our parents always told us to take small bites and take time chewing our food, but in our fast paced lives we often forget about this sound advice as we wolf down meals in a hurry. Hopefully by understanding what damage this is causing we can take […]

Dental Health Tips For Vegetarians

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Dentist Should Advise Vegetarians on Good Oral Health We all have different prerogatives when it comes to our food choices. And nowadays, it seems like we all know someone who is becoming a vegetarian. Some of us choose this lifestyle but do we ever see any consequences associated with it? In terms of dental health, […]

Let’s Talk Gingivitis

Let’s Talk Gingivitis

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

When we think about oral health, one of the major parts of our mouth that can cause problems is the gum. If gums become red and often bleed, it may be an indication of gum disease. There are two different types of gum disease. One is called gingivitis and the other, periodontitis. Periodontitis is the […]

Solutions For Too-Sensitive Teeth

Solutions For Too-Sensitive Teeth

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Hot and cold sensitivity making it tough to enjoy your favorite foods? Here are some ways to ease the discomfort. Ouch, we say as we grab our mouth! Whether it’s a chilling bite of ice cream hitting our enamel, or a piece of candy affecting some previous bacterial buildup, tooth sensitivity is caused by many […]

Good Eats For Great Teeth

Good Eats For Great Teeth

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

When we eat, we rarely think about how our favorite foods affect our teeth. Well we should! Various foods can have very different impacts on our oral health. Here are some types of food that are recommended and some that are not. Follow these, and your smile will remain radiant and you’ll feel healthier overall […]

The Unexpected Link Between Posture and Oral Health

The Unexpected Link Between Posture and Oral Health

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Ever catch yourself slouching at school or work? Not sitting up straight not only is bad for our back alignment but it is also known to affect our oral health as well. Good Posture in general is “seen when the head is supported by the vertebral column which in turn is supported by the pelvis, […]

Go ahead: Go Nuts!

Go ahead: Go Nuts!

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Did you know that nuts are a source of many important nutrients for your teeth? Nuts contain calcium, magnesium, and phosphate—all of which your body needs to keep your teeth healthy. Calcium is essential for bone health, and for keeping your teeth strong. Some studies suggest calcium could play a role in decreasing tooth loss! […]

Chewing Gum for Your Oral Health

Chewing Gum for Your Oral Health

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Researchers at Holland’s University of Groningen have data that suggests chewing gum may have dental health benefits. The team observed that after chewing gum for 10 minutes, up to 100 million bacteria were removed from the mouth. That’s 1/10 of the bacteria that lives in our mouths! They used an electron microscope to test their […]