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Skip The Soda

Why Skip Soda? If you are working toward becoming healthier, there's one simple change that will significantly benefit your overall health and your dental health as well. That is to skip drinking soda. Because of Sugar Whether you call it soda, soft drinks, cola, coke, pop, or any other name, it's all terrible for you. [...]

Skip The Soda2022-10-10T21:32:35+00:00

Is Fruit Bad For Teeth?

What To Know About Fruit We've always heard that fruit is an extremely healthy food choice. And it's true; it is rich in many essential nutrients such as vitamins as well as disease-fighting antioxidants. However, as with many beneficial things in life, it's not without drawbacks. Fruit is so tempting and sweet because it is [...]

Is Fruit Bad For Teeth?2022-07-05T20:10:50+00:00

Developing Good Habits

To Protect Children's Teeth Food & Drink Eating and drinking habits are the biggest factors in preventing childhood cavities. But, just as important as what children eat, is when they eat it. To encourage positive eating habits and prevent cavities, limit eating time to 4 or 5 periods during the day (rather than continuous snacking). [...]

Developing Good Habits2019-05-28T08:00:18+00:00

Choosing Breakfast

For Better Nutrition and Dental Health! It's often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there's a lot of truth behind it. Though the links between eating, blood sugar levels, and performance aren't fully understood, the evidence suggests that eating breakfast boosts energy and attention span in the morning hours. [...]

Choosing Breakfast2019-04-09T08:00:13+00:00

About Sugar

We Eat More Than We Think! The only thing good about sugar is...it tastes good! After that, it's all downhill... it's high in calories, provides only a brief increase in energy, and greatly increases the growth of bacteria and tooth decay potential. When Eskimos lived a sugar-free diet, their teeth were perfect. No cavities! Once [...]

About Sugar2018-10-16T00:00:10+00:00

A Few Tips on Nutrition

Get Your Vitamins! Vitamin C is an extremely important in dentistry (and nutrition in general) because of how it helps control periodontal disease and other problems in the mouth. For one thing, Vitamin C—ascorbic acid—seems to help calcium do its job of halting the loss of bone. Animal studies at the Harvard School of Dental [...]

A Few Tips on Nutrition2017-07-18T00:00:27+00:00

Preventing Cavities in Your Baby’s Teeth

Eating & Drinking Don't let it continue throughout the day. Limit to 4 or 5 periods. This especially includes apple juice, raisins. Residual fruit sugars easily damage baby teeth. Restricting unlimited contact between food and teeth is the most important factor in preventing cavities! Brushing Remember: thorough brushing is more important than frequent brushing. Thorough [...]

Preventing Cavities in Your Baby’s Teeth2017-04-04T00:00:21+00:00

Eating Too Much Sugar…

The diet of today is the result of a 50-year increase in consumption of the rapidly absorbed sugars—specifically, soft drinks, commercial juices, candy, and easily digested sugar foods such as cakes, cookies, etc. This change has generally gone unnoticed by consumers, until very recently it has been unquestionably assumed that this is "the way this [...]

Eating Too Much Sugar…2016-10-18T00:00:44+00:00

Vending Machines: Cavity Dispensers

Vending machines put out all kinds of stuff. But vending machines at work or school can dispense cavities right along with the candy and soda pop that we love so much in afternoon pick-me-ups. So-called soft drinks don't do teeth any favors. Not even diet soda. That's because sugar isn't the real culprit. It's carbonic [...]

Vending Machines: Cavity Dispensers2016-07-12T00:00:03+00:00

Alcohol and Your Health…

Just the Facts There's so much conflicting information regarding drinking alcohol blasting at us these days. A glass of red wine is good? Is even drinking at all a good idea? It's a matter of proportion. The facts are these. First, alcohol affects women more than men. Because men tend to be heavier in muscle [...]

Alcohol and Your Health…2016-03-01T00:00:02+00:00