People use Apple Cider Vinegar for Teeth Cleaning and Whitening

CNN reports that some people are touting the benefits of apple cider vinegar for a variety of conditions including diabetes, weight loss and dental care. There have been claims that made that the apple vinegar can be used as a mouth rinse or rubbed on the teeth to clean and whiten them. An American Dental […] read more

On April 15th, 2017, posted in: News by

Flossing Still Important for Oral Health

Despite a story in the news last year that questioned the benefits of flossing, USA Today reports that flossing is still important and may help prevent dental caries and gum diseases. read more

On March 15th, 2017, posted in: News by

Coffee, Tea, Soda May Contribute to Teeth Staining/Dental Erosion

Hello Giggles includes healthier teeth among several health benefits of avoiding caffeine. The article states that coffee tea and soda can stain teeth, as well as contribute to tooth erosion because of their acidity. read more

On February 15th, 2017, posted in: News by

Baby Teeth

A child’s primary teeth, sometimes called “baby teeth” are as important as the permanent adult teeth. The American Dental Association recommends that a dentist examine a child within six months after the first tooth comes in and no later than the first birthday. A dental visit at an early age is a “well baby checkup” […] read more

On January 15th, 2017, posted in: News by

Why Baby Teeth Matter

According to the ADA, baby teeth are very important to your child’s health and development. They help him chew, speak and smile. They also hold space in the jaws for permanent teeth and that are growing under the gums. If a baby tooth is lost too early, the permanent teeth can drift into the empty […] read more

On December 15th, 2016, posted in: News by

Change of Season

As summer draws to an end, we start to think of fall and a return to school, end of vacations and taking care of things we keep putting off. It is a good time to get in for your checkups and the smile you have always wanted. Most dental benefit plans have an annual maximum […] read more

On August 26th, 2015, posted in: News by

What Patients Should Look for in a Toothpaste

The Cleveland Clinic “Health Hub” reports on how best to choose a toothpaste which it notes can be difficult given “all the colorful boxes of toothpaste on a store shelf”. For the best protection, find a toothpaste with at least 1,000 parts per million fluoride and the American Dental Association Seal of Approval. read more

On March 10th, 2015, posted in: News by

CDC: More than 20% of seniors Over 65 have untreated Cavities

USA Today reports that cavities are not just for kids. The CDC reports that 20% of people over age 65 had untreated cavities. The report adds that gum disease and tooth decay cause about 90% of adult tooth loss. read more

On February 10th, 2015, posted in: News by

New Recommendations for Infants and Expecting Mothers

The Chicago Tribune reports on new recommendations for pregnant mothers and children, including several related to oral care. According to the Tribune, new recommendations include introducing infants to fluoride toothpaste, providing fluoridated tap water to babies rather than bottled waters and routine oral health assessments during pregnancy for expecting mothers. read more

On January 10th, 2015, posted in: News by

Study Show More Likely to be hired after Tooth Bleaching

Valet Magazine reports that according to a recent study, good teeth are what women “judge men on most” when first considering a romantic relationship, while an independent research found that 58% of a study’s participants were more likely to be hired, and 53% received larger salary offers after their teeth has been whitened. read more

On December 10th, 2014, posted in: News by