Archive for November, 2015

Dental Fun Facts, Thanksgiving Style!

1. The famous pilgrim celebration at Plymouth Colony Massachusetts in 1621 is traditionally regarded as the first American Thanksgiving. However, there are actually 12 claims to where the “first” Thanksgiving took place: two in Texas, two in Florida, one in Maine, two in Virginia, and five in Massachusetts. 2. The turkeys typically depicted in Thanksgiving

Healthy Thanksgiving Tips For A Tooth-Friendly Holiday

Thanksgiving is a holiday infamous for rows of food choices, many of which are not especially healthy. Fortunately, you can have a delicious feast that is also good for you with these healthy Thanksgiving tips. Here are some dishes you can serve that include foods recommended for healthy teeth by the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Not Going to the Dentist Is Not an Option

Regular dental check-ups tend to fall off the to do list of many an adult. But good dental health is not only about the whiteness of your smile, the pink of your gums and the freshness of your breath, but also about your overall health. Crazy? Think again. According to a University of North Carolina

BUSTED: The Truth About the Tooth Fairy and Other Dental Myths

Did you hear the one about the flying spirit who traded cash for old molars? Myths abound when it comes to dentistry: • Put an aspirin next to a tooth to treat a toothache: Don’t — it will burn your gum and do nothing for your toothache. • Use a hard bristle toothbrush to best

Why Everyone Should Consider Tongue Scraping

There’s been a flurry of articles recently about the ancient Ayurvedic practice of oil pulling. Everyone from fashion blogs to CNN have been extolling the benefits oil pulling and recommending the best oil types with which to swish. Perhaps it is our newfound collective obsession with holistic living (of which organic oils are an integral

Sugar, School and Your Child’s Immunity

What would you do if you found out your child’s vitamin — the very thing that you rely on to help bridge the nutrition gap and keep your kid healthy — was loaded with sugar, fillers, chemicals, toxins and other unwanted ingredients? Surprised? Don’t be: You may be consuming more than you think. Sugar is hidden everywhere,

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cavities

Yes, we know: you don’t always like visiting us. And by “us,” I mean “your dentists” — the people who make sure your smile is healthy and big and sparkly. Sure, you love our hygienists: they make your teeth shiny and don’t cause you much, if any, discomfort. But then the doctor comes in to


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