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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 […]

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 […]

It’s Pumpkin Spice Everything Season!

It’s Fall! So. Pumpkin Spice Everything… But is that Pumpkin Spice Latte Good for Your Teeth?   It’s finally Fall. Cooler weather, Halloween, Thanksgiving…and the arrival pumpkin spiced everything. With Fall comes the champion of all things pumpkin spiced…the pumpkin spice latte, whose annual arrival is treated as a singular event, a marking of the […]

Are You a Skeptic or a Believer?

skeptic or scep·tic [skep-tik] noun a person who questions the validity or authenticity of something purporting to be factual   Skeptics question everything before they believe it. But it’s not that skeptics don’t believe anything to be true, they just need solid research before they are convinced of it. Are you a skeptic, or do you […]

Start the School Year With a Smile

Making Sure Your Kids Are Ready for School? Make Sure Their Teeth Are Part of It!     As another summer vacation draws to a close, parents everywhere are tackling to-do lists in preparation for sending their children off to a new school year. But in the process of getting kids back-to-school ready, from buying […]

Fact or Fiction? Five Most Common Dental Myths

Sometimes the line between fact and fiction is easily blurred. This is certainly the case when it comes to dentistry, where myths and misconceptions abound. In a bid to put an end to health hoaxes, here are five dental myths to chew over. Sugar Is the Number One Culprit of Tooth Decay Sugar will rot […]

Toothache? Or Sinusitis? Colds and Your Oral Health

The Common Cold, Teeth, and Your Oral Health are More Connected Than You Think   Between the sniffling, sneezing, and other annoying cold symptoms, we’re sure you never stop and think, “Why do my teeth hurt when I have a cold?” Did you know that a sinus infection (sinusitis) or inflammation can cause a toothache? […]

We Love Straws, Don’t You?

4 Reasons Why We LOVE Straws   Summer is officially here, and summer calls for ice cold drinks! But how many of you drink with a straw?! Whether crazy or straight, long or short, colorful or plain – straws don’t suck. And outside of the 24 hours following tooth extraction, we don’t see any reason to […]