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Fruits – A Toothbrush Substitute?

We all have heard that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? But we want to know, does an apple a day keep the dentist away? And really, do apples clean your teeth?   There’s no denying the nutritional benefits of the delicious fruit. But simply stating, “an apple a day keeps plaque away” is […]

The Facts About pH and Your Summer Drink

  Are Your Summer Drinks Hurting Your Teeth? As we roll into summer, there is sometimes nothing better than an ice cold drink. But choosing the best drink for your smile is not always an easy task. Some of the most common frosty beverages are loaded with sugars and acids that can attack your tooth […]

Does An Apple a Day Keep the Dentist Away?

Who has never heard that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? But we want to know, does an apple a day keep the dentist away? And really, do apples clean your teeth?   There’s no denying the nutritional benefits of the delicious fruit. But simply stating, “an apple a day keeps plaque away” is as […]

The Basics You Should Know About Mouth Sores

True Dental Health is not Limited to Your Teeth… Dental health involves the entire mouth – mouth sores and irritations are common occurrences in and around the mouth. Fortunately, they usually heal on their own. Learn more about the 4 most common mouth sores, some of their causes, treatment, and more.   Causes of Mouth […]

To Floss or Not To Floss? That is the Question.

Should You Floss or Not? Just Floss…It’s Not Going to Hurt!   The U.S. Department of Health’s latest decision to not include flossing in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, coupled with the Associated Press’ recent report that the recommendation for flossing lacks evidence that flossing helps is creating a lot of confusion…but don’t throw out your […]

Tooth Friendly Super Bowl Snacks

Are You Ready for Some Football?   Getting together with friends to watch the Super Bowl is an American tradition. And a Super Bowl get-together demands Super Snacks…but not at the expense of your teeth.  Here are a few game day snacking ideas that keep your teeth in mind. Of course, these are snacks, and […]