Month: February 2014

What Is Preventative Care?

What Is Preventative Care?

The short answer to the question “What is preventative dental care?”:  Preventative care is the ongoing care for your teeth and gums to maintain a happy and healthy mouth. It involves regular dentist visits for cleanings and exams, along with excellent dental hygiene...

Best List of Healthy Foods for Healthy Teeth

Best List of Healthy Foods for Healthy Teeth

March is National Nutrition Month. Our children’s nutrition and their oral health are both topics of extreme importance in their development and overall health and well-being. This month, we are highlighting foods that are appropriate for promoting healthy teeth as...

Why Being Thankful is Good for Your Health

Why Being Thankful is Good for Your Health

Thanksgiving: a time of thankfulness and of giving. The name right there says it all! And certainly after Thanksgiving we roll directly into the December holidays: Christmas, Hannukah and Kwanzaa – more opportunities to refocus the season into a time of thankfulness...

The Best vs. Worst Halloween Candy for Teeth

The Best vs. Worst Halloween Candy for Teeth

Halloween is nearly here! Ghosts, goblins, ghouls, and gobs and gobs and gobs of CANDY. Halloween is the holiday that sells the most candy, well ahead of Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Would you believe one-quarter of all the candy purchased annually in the United...

What Do Sugary Drinks Do to Your Teeth?

What Do Sugary Drinks Do to Your Teeth?

With fall in full swing, it means sports are well underway! Whether your little surfers play football, baseball, soccer, or hit the pool for swim team, there’s no doubt that weekends are now full of sports, sports, sports. And with these sports activities, how many of...