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Here Is What You Can Do to Help Your Kids Snack Healthier at School

In addition to daily oral hygiene and regular dental visits, a tooth-friendly diet can boost your kid's dental health and development. You can help by setting high standards for Read More

Resolved for 2022: Healthier Teeth and Gums and a More Attractive Smile

That rumble you hear is 2022 about to roar into your life on New Year's Eve—so, you better get hopping on those resolutions! And rather than go with the Read More

Changes Coming in the Use of Antibiotics in Dentistry

In a little over a century, antibiotics have changed the face of healthcare. We no longer fear cholera, strep throat or even a small cut as our forebears did Read More

On World Oral Health Day Take Pride in Your Mouth With These Care Tips

Do you remember your first new car? It purred like a kitten with a brilliant finish you could see a mile away. And my, oh my, the attention you Read More

4 Tips for Maintaining Healthy Tooth Enamel

Enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, and for good reason—it's your teeth's first line of defense against wearing and harmful oral bacteria. But although enamel can Read More

Keep a Lid on Sugar This Holiday for Healthier Teeth and Gums

During this time of year, many of us dust off traditional family recipes and make our favorite holiday treats. There is, however, a small price to pay for all Read More

Use Appropriate Hygiene Products for Maximum Smile Protection

After years of research, we're confident in saying that brushing and flossing daily are essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. A mere five minutes a day performing these tasks Read More

Mouth Breathing Can Lead to Serious Oral Problems, Especially for Children

It's normal for people to breathe through their nose. And for good reason: Nasal breathing filters contaminants, warms and humidifies incoming air, and helps generate beneficial nitric oxide. Chronic Read More

Acid Reflux Could Lead to Tooth Damage

Your tooth enamel’s main nemesis is oral acid: normally produced by bacteria, foods or beverages, acid can dissolve enamel’s mineral content and cause erosion and decay. But acid might Read More

Enjoy Your Ice Cream - But Just a Little for Your Dental Health's Sake

If you love ice cream, then you'll get a kick out of this: Your favorite treat has its own month. That's right, July is National Ice Cream Month, when Read More

The Graduation Season is the Perfect Time to Review Dental Health

The month of May blossoms annually with commencement ceremonies honoring students graduating from high schools, colleges and universities. For each graduate, the occasion represents a major milestone along their Read More

Friendly Bacteria Can Help Protect Our Mouths From Disease

If you know anything about dental disease, then you know bacteria ranks high on the Usual Suspects list. Tooth decay gets its start from acid produced by bacteria; periodontal Read More

5 Things you can do to Improve Your Child's Future Dental Health

A child's formative years have an immense impact on their physical, mental and emotional well-being. As a parent you want them to have every advantage possible. That should include a Read More

This February, Show a Little Love to Both Your Heart and Your Gums

It’s February and time for a little heart love. And not just the Valentine’s Day kind: February is also American Heart Month, when healthcare providers promote cardiovascular health. That Read More

Follow the Fast-Food Lead: Cut Back Sodas in Your Child's Diet

You can find some version of the ever popular kids’ meal at most major fast-food restaurants. It’s a neat little package: child’s size portions of burgers, chicken nuggets or Read More

That Scalded Feeling Isn't in Your Head - It Could Be Burning Mouth Syndrome

Most of us have encountered something hot that’s burned or scalded the inside of our mouth—not a pleasant feeling. But what if you have a similar burning sensation without Read More

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