Skip the sugar. Help prevent tooth decay. When it comes to food and drink, we oftentimes consider how what we consume will affect our stomach, waistlines and even heart before we think twice about our teeth and gums. However, what we put in our mouths matters, and sadly, some of the things we enjoy most…

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The best way to combat gum disease and tooth loss is by adopting an excellent oral hygiene regimen. Many of us have been awakened by an all-too-realistic dream about our teeth falling out. Nothing then is more reassuring than checking out our smile and realizing our pearly whites are still intact. Yet, for some, tooth…

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No matter your lifestyle, favorite flavor, or condition of your gums and teeth, there is safe, ADA-approved toothpaste for you! Last year, we wrote about the ins and outs of toothpaste in the post,”Toothpaste as a Whole”  This week, we would like to again turn our thoughts towards toothpaste as we dig a little deeper into…

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Everyone has a Cancer Story The more we know, the better we become at taking healthy measures towards fighting and preventing disease Everyone has witnessed the diagnosis of a member of his or her family, a friend, an acquaintance or has been diagnosed his or herself. Though cancer can be an uncomfortable topic of conversation, it is nevertheless…

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When choosing a new toothbrush, the rules are simple, but the results are extensive. When we were young we were taught to brush our teeth to prevent cavities.  Routine dental checkups promised a thorough cleaning, and a how-well-we-are-brushing progress report that no amount of pre-appointment brushing seemed to remedy. Choosing the Right Toothbrush | Leads to Better…

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Bad breath can be caused by a large number of things–not just poor oral hygiene. There is nothing quite like the embarrassment and fear that stems from the knowledge that we have bad breath.  Because this epidemic is not going away any time soon, it is time once again to make bad breath the focus of…

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