Heart-shaped boxes of candy can be found on nearly every store shelf. But is Valentine’s Day candy bad for your teeth? Some candy can be tough on your teeth, but not all candy is the same! Here’s what you need to know to enjoy the holiday without compromising your dental health! Why is Candy Bad… Read more »
5 Awesome Alternatives to Halloween Candy
Trick-or-treating doesn’t have to mean sweets that are tough on your teeth! There are lots of fun and exciting ways to celebrate Halloween without sugary candy. Read below for 5 awesome alternatives to Halloween candy that your kids will love. 1. Playing Games One of the most awesome alternatives to Halloween candy is games! Halloween… Read more »
5 Fresh Snack Ideas
All that summer fun in the sun can leave your stomach grumbling, but how do you satisfy your hunger with something convenient, delicious, and healthy? From farmers markets to beach-side smoothies, we’ve got healthy snack ideas to keep your summer going strong. Here are 5 fresh snack ideas. 1. Fruits, Veggies, Berries for the Pickin’… Read more »
What is a Deep Cleaning?
Regular dental checkups and cleanings are important to help ensure the health of your smile. If your dentist has recommended a deep cleaning, you may be wondering, what is a deep cleaning and when do you need one? Here’s what you should know about deep cleanings and who needs them. Regular Cleaning Vs. Deep Cleaning… Read more »
5 Ways to Fall in Love with Your Smile
A smile can do so many amazing things: cheer someone up, welcome a friend, greet a stranger, make a positive first impression. Your smile is easily your best asset, so it’s important that you love your smile! Read on to discover 5 ways to fall in love with your smile. 1. Practicing Good Self-care When… Read more »
Do You Need a Dental Cleaning?
We know you want to take great care of your teeth. But if you brush and floss well at home, do you need a dental cleaning? Here’s what you should know about dental cleanings and when you need them so that you can ensure your teeth stay healthy, strong, and bright. Why are Dental Cleanings… Read more »
3 Steps to Improve Gum Health
When you want a healthy smile, it makes sense to focus extra attention on taking good care of those pearly whites. Many people don’t realize it, but the health of your gums is just as important as the health of your teeth. Here are 3 steps to improve gum health: 1. Brush After Meals You… Read more »
Maintaining Your Dental Health During the Holidays
There’s lots of talk about maintaining our whole body’s health by being mindful to continue to eat healthy and exercise during the holidays, but what about our dental health? Maintaining your dental health during the holidays may feel mundane, but it’s still important, just like diet and exercise. Here are some tips to keep your… Read more »
Can Gum Strengthen Your Teeth?
Chewing gum is great for freshening your breath, but can gum strengthen your teeth, too? Does that sound too good to be true? Chewing gum, if you choose the right type, can actually have many benefits for your dental health. Continue reading to learn more! All Gums are Not the Same! Some gums are good… Read more »
Natural Sources of Fluoride
Dentists talk a lot about fluoride, and for good reason! Fluoride is a mineral that has been shown to strengthen teeth, prevent cavities and reduce sensitivity. Fluoride is added into many city water supplies for this very reason. It’s also added to toothpastes, mouthwashes and floss. But did you know that fluoride also naturally occurs… Read more »