Archives by Tag 'fruit juice'

School Lunches: Squeeze Out the Juice

Dental Health Tips, Nutrition, tooth decay

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...

Just Say No to Fruit Juice Before Age 1

Nutrition, Pediatric Dentistry, tooth decay

When the labels claim “100% juice,” “no added sugar” and “all natural,” it's tempting to think that juice is a good nutritional choice for children. That's why parents buy gallons of it every year, daycares stock juice boxes adorned with beloved cartoon characters, and school cafeterias serve juice to help more...

Fluoride—Are You Aware Its Everywhere?

Fun Dental Facts, Oral Health

Having the right amount of fluoride in your diet is vital for good oral health. We all typically purchase fluoridated toothpaste and most people are aware that it is added to public water systems as important public health measure so that you get it in your home directly from your more...

Your Favorite Drink May Be Causing Dental Erosion

Sports Dentistry, tooth decay

Today dentists are seeing more and more patients with dental erosion making it an important topic that needs addressing. When confronted with this issue, patients are typically shocked to discover that one of the main culprits may be their favorite soda, fruit juice, or sports drink! Dental erosion is the more...

Preventing Tooth Enamel Erosion

Oral Health

Concerns with eroding tooth enamel may not be something you think about everyday; however, poor habits and lifestyle choices just might be slowly robbing you of your smile. Did you know that sodas, even diet sodas, sports drinks, and fruit juices are often very acidic and actually dissolve the surface more...