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4 Tips to protect your teeth during the holidays

The holiday season has arrived, and adults and children are given plenty of opportunities to celebrate with plenty of celebratory food and drinks. Unfortunately, celebrating can have a negative impact on our dental health. Below are tips to protect your teeth during the holidays. Understand when is … [Read more...]

5 things you can do every day for your teeth

If we want a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile, we need to develop good daily habits. Keep reading for 5 things you can do every single day to protect your teeth. Brush twice a day for 2 minutes According to the American Dental Association, we should not rush when we brush our teeth, nor should … [Read more...]

8 Easy Dental Tips to Postpone Alzheimer’s

New research focused on Alzheimer's disease is providing extra motivation to keep our mouths healthy. An estimated 44 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease. Researchers have discovered that the bacteria called Porphyromonas gingivalis that causes gum disease (gingivitis) … [Read more...]

7 Healthy Foods for Your Teeth

Good oral hygiene practice and regular visits to your dentist are essential for the health of your mouth. We know how important it is to floss and brush regularly. But what about what we eat and drink? Are there foods that help keep your teeth and gums healthy? The answer is Yes! Below is a list of … [Read more...]

6 Amazing Facts About our Teeth

We often don't think about our teeth outside the short time each day we spend brushing and flossing. But in fact, Our teeth tell the story of our lives Scientists can tell several facts about us just from our teeth. For example, our teeth reveal our age, what we eat and drink, and even where … [Read more...]

Brushing and flossing: which comes first?

Have you ever wondered if you should floss before you brush your teeth? As children, we are usually taught that brushing your teeth comes before flossing. This is one of the reasons why many people don’t floss. After brushing your mouth feels clean, and when your mouth feels clean, flossing feels … [Read more...]

4 Tips to protect your teeth from alcohol

For as far back as we can tell, humans have been drinking fermented beverages. Probably for just as long, we’ve been discussing the benefits and drawbacks of drinking alcohol. Today’s scientists have generated several studies reporting the positive effects of alcohol on our health.  Red wine, for … [Read more...]

DIY braces: Are they really worth it?

DIY braces and teeth-straightening kits have been popping up all over the internet. These kits promise consumers a beautiful smile, without the cost of orthodontia. Unfortunately, DIY braces come with numerous risks and can be downright dangerous. Although they may appear appealing and … [Read more...]

Is chocolate bad for your teeth?

It's Valentines Day and you indulge in a decadent, dark chocolate bar. You try not to think about the effect your treat will have on your waist line or your pearly whites. But is chocolate really bad for your teeth? You'll be surprised to find out that consuming moderate amounts of chocolate … [Read more...]

5 tips for your child’s first dentist visit

If you recently had a baby or are pregnant, you may be wondering when you should schedule your child's first dentist visit. The ideal time to take your child in for the first checkup is when your child turns one or after her first tooth erupts. Some pediatricians check the child's mouth during … [Read more...]