The Top 10 Worst Holiday Foods for Your Teeth
The holidays are almost upon us, and if you are like many, you are already dreaming of all the glorious food to be eaten over these next few months. You can almost taste that warm salty gravy and those fluffy, buttery mashed potatoes. While we understand indulging now in then, we also know that some […]
Is Pumpkin Good for my Teeth?
It is that time of year again for pumpkin everything. As lovers of pumpkin, we are thrilled to say that pumpkin is good for your teeth! However, it is important to note that many pumpkin-flavored things may be loaded with sugar, and as you know, sugar is not great for our teeth. Therefore, we need […]
Enjoy Coffee Without Damaging Your Teeth
If you are a coffee lover, the idea of giving up your morning brew will not happen for the sake of your teeth. Don’t fret. You can still enjoy your morning cup of joe without sacrificing your smile. Coffee has many health benefits, but the reality is that it does cause damage and staining to […]
Is Chewing Gum Good for my Teeth?
For many of us, popping a piece of gum is a daily occurrence or even multiple times a day, but is it good for your smile? The answer is it can be. Before concluding that chewing gum is good for your teeth, there are some factors to consider. Is Chewing Gum Good for my Teeth? […]
Energy Drinks and the Effects on Your Teeth
Are you struggling to stay awake throughout the day and find yourself reaching for an energy drink? You are not alone. With the rise in popularity of these caffeine-packed drinks, almost 16% of the population has an energy drink weekly. We know these drinks contain high amounts of caffeine, which can give you that much-needed […]
Dentist Approved Drinks
So you love red wine and coffee, but you don’t love how they stain your teeth? You are not alone. There are many tasty foods and drinks that can, unfortunately, stain your teeth and cause oral health issues. So we have put together a list of alternative drinks that taste good and will keep you […]
Is Milk Good for My Teeth?
We have all heard to be sure to drink our milk for strong healthy bones and to prevent certain health conditions like osteoporosis, but have you wondered, is milk good for my teeth too? Yes! Even though our teeth are different from the bones in our bodies they still benefit from milk. Why is milk […]
Hidden Sugars – The Worst Foods and Drinks
It is no secret that sugar is damaging to our teeth, but did you know sugars lurk in many unexpected places? Below you will find our guide to hidden sugars – the worst foods and drinks. You may be shocked after reading how much sugar you are consuming unknowingly. Salad Dressing Salad is healthy, right? Yes, vegetables […]
Pumpkin Everything and Dentist Approve
It is pumpkin season and it can be spotted everywhere! The good news is that pumpkin is amazingly healthy food. It is very nutrient-dense loaded with numerous vitamins. Both pumpkin and pumpkin seeds have numerous health benefits and can actually help to keep your smile happy. While pumpkin is a very healthy choice we do […]
The Best and The Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth
Halloween is right around the corner and for those of us in the dental field, all we can envision is the sticky sugary candy and the effects on your children’s teeth. You might consider this holiday a dentist’s worst nightmare, but we are here to help you make the best choices when it comes to […]