Archive for 'Dental Health Tips' Category

Stay Cool, but Protect Your Teeth

Dental Health Tips, Nutrition

08/15/2017
When the summer sun is beating down, what can you do to stay cool? If you're tempted to grab an ice cold soda or a tall glass of lemonade, you might want to think twice. The combination of acid and sugar in these drinks can harm your teeth. Water is more...

School Lunches: Squeeze Out the Juice

Dental Health Tips, Nutrition, tooth decay

08/09/2017
Sending the kids back to school means it’s time to start packing those lunch boxes! And when you do, keep in mind that what your children drink can affect their oral health just as much as what they eat. The scientific evidence is overwhelming that sugar is the most important more...

Vacation To-Do’s: See Your Dentist

Dental Emergencies, Dental Health Tips

08/02/2017
Summer is a great time to get away from it all. Whether driving to a scenic campground or flying to an exotic locale, one thing is certain: You don’t want to deal with dental problems while on vacation. So among the first things on your vacation to-do list should be more...

Ready for Vacation? Pack Your Dentist’s Phone Number

Dental Health Tips

07/27/2017
When you’re packing for vacation, you wouldn’t think of leaving your sunscreen or bathing suit behind. However, it may not have occurred to you to bring your dentist’s phone number with you. Yet your home dental office can be a big help if you have tooth troubles while away. For more...

May Is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Dental Health Tips, Dental Injuries

05/10/2017
Did you know? May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month! So it's an ideal time to get away from the screen and into the green of the beautiful outdoors. Sports like cycling and soccer are great ways to stay active and healthy. But these and many other outdoor sports more...

Getting the Most Out of Your Dental Insurance Plan

Dental Health Tips, dental insurance

04/01/2017
Healthcare can be costly. And while there's a lot of angst today about insurance, most people depend on it to manage costs. The same is true about dental care. If you're going to effectively maintain healthy teeth and gums you will have expenses. And to keep those expenses as low more...

A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep: Cut Out the Sugar

Dental Health Tips, Nutrition, tooth decay

01/26/2017
Just days ago, countless people resolved to make positive changes in the New Year — for example, eating a better diet or improving their overall health. And while it hasn't been long since we flipped our calendars, many of us are already struggling to keep those promises. Some resolutions can more...

Take These 4 Reality Checks before Traveling Abroad for Dental Care

Dental Health Tips, dental insurance

07/29/2016
Going abroad for medical or dental procedures has a long history, even as far back as the Middle Ages when the wealthy trekked far from home to bathe in popular medicinal spas. Today, people of all walks of life seek care, including dental work, outside their home country: some to more...

10 Worst Behaviors For Teeth

Dental Health Tips, Oral Health

05/11/2016
You brush and floss regularly and see your dentist twice a year for professional cleanings and checkups. Good for you! Diligent oral hygiene is the cornerstone of a healthy smile. But for all your positive effort, you may be doing other things in your daily life that are putting your more...

No Fooling: Baby Teeth Really Do Deserve Special Care

Dental Health Tips, Pediatric Dentistry, tooth decay

04/01/2016
On April Fool’s Day, many people enjoy playing harmless pranks on unsuspecting colleagues… like leaving a memo that “Mr. Fox” called, along with the phone number of the local zoo. But this past April 1, the New York Times took the opposite tack: They ran an interactive feature called “A more...