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Eating Right Can Prevent Cavities

By | 2016-10-14T09:45:42+00:00 May 17th, 2016|Dental Hygiene, General oral health|

Eating right and choosing the right foods for your diet are not only important for your health in general, but are vital for your oral health, too.  Did you know that vitamins and minerals that come from healthy foods can fight cavities and prevent gum disease?  Making the right choices in your diet can help [...]

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Through Dental Care

By | 2016-04-18T10:56:00+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Dental Hygiene, General oral health|

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Through Dental Care Cardiovascular disease refers to conditions in the body that may lead to heart attack or stroke.  Two of the most common causes are sleep apnea and periodontal disease.  Here’s how your dental clinic can help you to prevent cardiovascular disease and its conditions: Sleep Apnea What is Sleep Apnea?  [...]

8 Tips To Keep Your Mouth Healthy For Life!

By | 2016-03-24T12:37:49+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Dental Hygiene, General oral health|

Brush 3 times a day after meals. If you are unable to brush, rinse with water to naturally cleanse the food from your mouth to help prevent cavities. Eat tooth-friendly snacks. Avoid snacking on starchy or sugar laden foods as these stick to your teeth and promote activity of harmful bacteria. Great snack ideas are [...]

The Importance of Oral Health During Pregnancy.

By | 2016-10-14T09:45:42+00:00 November 22nd, 2015|Dental Hygiene, General oral health|

Once a woman becomes pregnant hormones rule and the pregnancy becomes the focal point. Perhaps you try to be more health conscious about your eating, but sometimes hormones make cravings impossible to resist and they may not be considered “healthful.” However, one aspect of health that often gets overlooked during pregnancy is oral health. Research [...]

Are Soft Teeth and Cavities, Heredity or Hygiene?

By | 2016-10-14T09:45:42+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Dental Hygiene|

We hear many people say “I have soft, weak teeth just like my mom (or dad or insert any other relative.) That’s why I get so many cavities!”  Let me set the story straight. For starters, that’s a myth. Cavities are not hereditary. Bottom line is that cavities are caused by bacteria in the mouth. These bacteria cannot [...]