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Dry January sees people all around the world giving their liver a break by abstaining from alcohol. What many of us may not realize is that our mouth is also going to appreciate the respite.Drinking too much alcohol can have a substantial impact on our oral health. It can lead to a range of […]
Summer Drinks & Foods That Could Be Damaging To Your Teeth
You already know you need to protect your skin in the summer, but teeth also require extra attention when the seasons change. From chlorine damage to sweet seasonal food, summer staples and activities can be tough on teeth.Foods and Drinks to Avoid This Summer (or enjoy in moderation)• Sports DrinksWhen the mercury rises, many people […]
April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
Approximately 53,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed this year with oral cancer (cancer of the mouth). One hundred forty-five new people every day will be diagnosed with oral cancer, and one person every hour of the day will die from it — that’s nearly 9,000 deaths from oral cancer every year. Of the […]
St. Patty’s Day & Your Dental Health
Irish or not, most Americans will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in some form. St. Patrick’s Day is often celebrated by wearing a bunch of green, maybe attending a nearby parade, and oftentimes, drinking beer that is dyed green – it’s no surprise St. Patty’s Day is the nation’s biggest drinking holiday. While we are all for […]
February Is Heart Health Month <3
Taking care of your teeth isn’t a proven way to prevent heart disease, but there does appear to be some connection between oral health and heart disease. Poor oral health has been debated as a possible cause of heart disease for many years. Studies have shown: Gum disease (periodontitis) is associated with an […]
New Year Resolutions: Dental Edition!
One hardly ever hears resolutions for improving oral hygiene… So here are 4 realistic and obtainable New Year’s Resolutions that you can easily implement to increase your health and happiness this year.1)Use MouthwashDid you know that even after brushing, there sometimes is extra gunk that sticks around in your mouth? Using mouthwash is a perfect […]
Use It Or Lose It!!!
Dental Insurance Benefits are Running Out Soon! Use Your Benefits Now. Did you know you can save possibly thousands of dollars by using your dental insurance benefits before the end of the year? Deductibles are often met, annual maximums won’t roll over, and premiums may increase. So, it’s more important than ever to use your […]
Thanksgiving, Turkey, Teeth
Thanksgiving Day is a favorite holiday. Enjoying that scrumptious dinner with family, watching football and taking the day to remember all of the things we are most thankful for. It’s a day to gain perspective on what’s really important to each one of us. It’s also a day to consume 7,000 calories in an 8 […]
Scare Away Those Cavities This Halloween…. BOO!
Halloween is around the corner, and it can be scary for parents to think about the amount of sugar that can creep in between their children’s teeth. Fortunately, there are ways to ward off the evil cavity spirits with these easy tricks for healthier teeth! 1) Trick-or-Treat On A Full Stomach Before heading out, make […]
Laser Bacterial Reduction
Laser Bacterial Reduction Therapy Periodontal disease is one of the quickest growing oral health concerns. More than 80% of adults in the United States suffer from some level of periodontal disease. It’s become increasingly important to find alternative and effective ways of treating bacterial growth and infection in the mouth and gums. Making this even […]