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Limit Sports Injuries With A Custom-Fit Mouthguards

A Custom Fit Mouthguard From Your Dentist Offers The Best Protection Participation in youth sports teaches our kids such important life lessons that we as adults often forget, or maybe fail to practice as much as we should. Seemingly simple ideas like working together toward a common goal, learning sportsmanship, and most of all – […]

7 Do’s & Don’ts for A Great Looking Smile

Do This Not That For Healthy Teeth When it comes to taking care of your teeth and gums, can you read the signs? Our teeth are pretty incredible when we stop to think about it, our teeth are pretty tough – given what we put them through and how they serve our quality of life […]

3 Yummy Snack Substitutes That Won’t Rot Kid’s Teeth

Sugary Snacks Affect Oral & Overall Health…& Grades Are you packing the right type of snacks in your children’s lunchbox? How about that afternoon snack after they get home from school? If kids don’t know any better they could find themselves reaching for sugary snacks instead of healthier options. Maybe your child has a serious […]

3 Reasons Why You Should Floss At Work

  Why Should You Floss At Work? Regardless of what the FDA thinks, you still need to clean between your teeth. Brushing only cleans 60% of teeth surfaces. Flossing covers the rest. You don’t have to floss at-home. Stash your string at the office! Here are 3 reasons to do the deed at work:

What Happens to Your Brain If You Don’t Take Care of Your Teeth?

Taking care of our teeth is essential to staying healthy. But what are the consequences if we don’t? Unhealthy teeth turn yellow and become painful, which ultimately leads to more visits to the dentist, which many of us find so scary. Most of us underestimate the importance of dental health. Do you want to be […]

Why Is A Great Smile Good For Your Self-Esteem?

A Dazzling Smile Looks Healthy Donning a dazzling white smile doesn’t just show the world how healthy your teeth and gums are, your dental health also plays a significant role in how confident you feel. Have you ever had yellowing teeth or maybe a discolored tooth or two? If so, you were probably pretty self-conscious […]

How Are Diabetes & Dental Health Related?

Are Diabetes & Dental Health Connected? “Both gum disease and diabetes are chronic diseases, and they both make each other worse.” November is American Diabetes Month Diabetes is a chronic disease which affects our body’s ability to process sugar. The resulting high blood sugar can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other […]

Do We Have A Taste For Fat?

Is Fat Our New Sixth Taste? Our taste buds identify five primary tastes – bitter, salty, sour, sweet and umami (or savory). But recent news may have us identifying a sixth, new taste…oleogustas. In Latin, “oleogustus” translates to “a taste for fat.” And according to this post from Purdue University, there is new evidence of […]

What Causes Yellow Teeth? These 5 Things…

What Causes Yellow Teeth? In the age of digital photography, social media and other picture sharing websites, people are under more pressure than ever to look their best. Having a beaming smile with radiant white teeth is now as important as having the latest trendy hairstyle or clothing. Tooth discoloration, however, is not something that […]

Teeth Whitening Compulsion Leads To Bleachorexia

Bleachorexia Is Really A Thing? According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Americans spend over a billion dollars a year just on over the counter teeth whitening products. That is a pretty staggering figure, in any economic climate. But what is it about over the counter teeth whitening products that have us clearing the […]