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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 […]

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 […]

5 Tips for Healthy Holiday Smiles

Today is December 1st, which means that the holiday season is in full swing. A season of holiday cheer doesn’t mean a holiday from dental health.  In fact, the change in your schedule and diet means that it is even more essential to be vigilant in maintaining your beautiful smile. Here are five pointers for […]

Oral Health & Weight Loss Go Hand In Hand

  What Does Oral Health Have to Do with Weight Loss?   A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE is the best prevention for illness and chronic disease. It can also be just as effective as any medicine a doctor could prescribe. Whether you’re trying to lose weight, or simply live more healthily, the good choices you’re making not only do […]

Tricky Treats: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Trick? Or Treat? Time for Pumpkins, Costumes, and Lots and LOTS of Candy.   Did you know that just over 25% of candy purchased in America each year is bought at Halloween? Halloween and candy go hand in hand, but sugary treats can do scary things to your teeth if you aren’t careful. The bacteria […]

Just the Tooth: Myths and Facts About Cavities

How Much Do YOU Know about Cavities? What is Myth and What is Fact?   Let’s be honest. Nobody wants to hear the words, “You have a cavity.” However, cavities (dental caries, tooth decay) remain the most prevalent chronic disease in both children and adults. A National Health and Nutrition Exam Survey conducted by the NIH […]