Apples for Oral Health

Apples for Oral Health

It’s Back to School time, and a time to celebrate our teachers. Remember when celebrating your teacher meant bringing him or her an apple? Turns out that may not have been such a bad idea. People have been asserting that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”...
Soda and Your Teeth

Soda and Your Teeth

Ever seen those videos where someone puts a baby tooth in a glass of soda and watches it decay? Well, the effect of soda in an actual mouth is a bit different. You have your saliva to help wash away the sugar, you eat other things throughout the day, and brush at...
The Dos and Don’ts of Proper Brushing

The Dos and Don’ts of Proper Brushing

Mouth open or mouth closed? After lunch or after dinner? Flat or at an angle? We brush our teeth every day (hopefully more than once!), but who knew it was this complicated? Just grab a brush a get to work, right? There are actually some best practices to be mindful...
Common Dental Myths Debunked

Common Dental Myths Debunked

MYTH: It’s only a baby tooth, so I don’t need to take care of it. FACT: Baby teeth are an important part of your child’s mouth and should be treated with the same care as permanent teeth. Not only do baby teeth (or primary teeth) help your child chew food, they are...
Is Charcoal Whitening Safe?

Is Charcoal Whitening Safe?

Activated charcoal is a popular topic these days and many companies are coming out with their own version of charcoal toothpaste. The all-natural whitening claims made for these kinds of toothpaste almost seem too good to be true. Toothpaste that naturally attracts...
How Does Vaping Affect Your Oral Health?

How Does Vaping Affect Your Oral Health?

The New Year tends to bring new resolutions for us all. One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions is to quit smoking. Not only is that a great resolution for your overall health, but it is an excellent resolution for your oral health! Over the years the dangerous...