Category: Nutrition

Beware: Turning Smile-Healthy Snacks Into Unhealthy Ones!

If you’re quite conscious of the foods you eat and how they may affect your oral health, then you would probably want someone to let you know if you were overlooking little details that were causing otherwise smile-healthy snacks to be, well … not so safe for your smile. While you likely have a good… Read more »

Xylitol And Dental Health: Questions You’d Like Us To Answer

If you’ve heard anything about xylitol, you may be walking around throughout your life, wondering what it’s all about (this is particularly true for individuals who absolutely love indulging in sweet things and wish they could find a way to do so without threatening their oral health). If you were hoping that this could somehow… Read more »

Water: 3 Tricky Details!

You know that water is good for your dental health. This should mean that drinking water is pretty simple and straightforward! However, if you find yourself in the water aisle of your grocery store or running into a convenience store for quick hydration, you may get more than you bargained for! Is the strawberry water… Read more »

Fruit Forms: Watch Your Intake!

While you may not spend a lot of time thinking about fruit, it just might be important for your oral health that you do give a second thought to the berries, melons, citrus, and other delectable fruits out there. Beyond that, we encourage you to recognize that it may appear to you in many forms!… Read more »

FAQs: I Think My Smile Needs More Water

If you think your smile needs more water, then you are probably right. However, just because you’ve recognized that your oral health would be better off if you were drinking more of this beverage, that doesn’t mean you have the answers regarding how to make this a reality! Good news: We do! Check out helpful… Read more »

5 Ways to Encourage Kids’ Dental Health this Christmas

This time of year can be a challenging when it comes to healthy lifestyle habits. All those sweets, cocktails, and ubiquitous candy canes can take a toll on our diets. Another thing that Christmas can affect is kids’ dental health. Candy is part of the fun of Christmas, and with all the holiday activities, it… Read more »

Some of the Worst Foods for Your Teeth

Unless it’s candy, you might not consider how everything you consume affects your teeth. In fact, if they don’t contain tons of sugar, you might not believe that your food and beverages affect your teeth at all. The truth, however, is that every tasty bite and satisfying sip can influence your dental health. Fortunately, that’s… Read more »

Fast Food, With a Side of Cavities

In a fast-paced society, fast food can seem like a blessing. You can consume an entire meal (of sorts) on the go, minimizing the time you have to sacrifice from your busy day for such a minimal task as eating. If the only purpose of food was to fill our bellies and please our taste… Read more »

Soy Milk vs. Cow’s Milk: Which is Better for Your Teeth?

In China, Japan, and other parts of Asia, soy milk has long been a staple beverage. In the modern world, soy serves as the alternative-of-choice for many foods that some people may refrain from out of dietary, religious, and/or moral obligations. For instance, as a beverage, soy milk can replace cow’s milk for people who… Read more »

What Are Sports Drinks Doing to Your Teeth?

They’re chockfull of electrolytes, natural ingredients, and a host of other beneficial elements, and they’re advertised as being much better (at least, tastier) than the age-old thirst-quencher, water. There’s little wonder, then, why so many children, teens, and adults alike repeatedly consume sports drinks instead of water. Unfortunately, while they can effectively quench your thirst… Read more »