Posts Tagged "dentistry"

Snacks for Healthy Teeth

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Blogs | 0 comments

Healthy Snacks for Kids and AdultsLooking for healthy snack alternatives? There are a lot of tasty snacks that are less damaging to teeth. Eating healthy foods can help protect you and your child from tooth decay and other oral health problems. It is important to avoid sugary snacks. The bacteria in plaque found on teeth turns sugar into acids. These acids deteriorate tooth enamel, which can lead to cavities. The more times you consume sugary snacks throughout the day, the more often bacteria is able to produce acids. Limiting sugar intake can improve oral health!

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More Reasons to Smile While on Vacation

Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Blogs | 0 comments

family vacationVacations are a time for relaxing, having fun, and making memories with family and friends.  Whether you are camping in the wilderness or sipping coconut water in the Caribbean, everyone can benefit from good oral health tips on the go.  With summer vacations looming over the horizon, here are some great tips to keep you and your loved ones smiling the entire time!

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Genes Play an Important Role in Oral Health

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Blogs | 0 comments

Genes Play an Important Role in Oral HealthIt’s easy to blame cavities on the ton of sugar that was consumed or the lack of brushing and caring for teeth. However, what if we can control how our body fights off oral bacteria before we consume any sugar or decide skip out on flossing? Recent published in the Australian Dental Journal demonstrated that the field of epigenetics could play a crucial role in making these dental dreams come true. 

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Facts About Aids, Simply Put

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in Blogs | 0 comments

Aids Today: the Facts. InfographicCredit: http://www.bestmasterofscienceinnursing.com/aids/
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What Is Oil-pulling?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Blogs | 0 comments

olive oilThe latest dentistry-related craze to hit social media has been an article on the miraculous benefits of “oil-pulling” on oral health.  Some articles claim that this new fad can even eliminate acne and eczema, cures hang-overs, aids in sleep problems, and helps alleviate general pain.  Could oil-pulling be a new cure-all health practice or is it just another pseudoscience fad?

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