The Way You Eat Fruit Matters For Your Teeth
Published on June 06, 2017
FRUIT IS AN ESSENTIALelement of a well-balanced, healthy diet. It is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and eating it on a regular basis helps boost your immune system and reduces your risk of illness and chronic disease. There are a lot of ways people get their fruit, however, and when it comes to your teeth, some ways are worsethan others!
Beware Dried Fruit
Many people think dried fruit is a great healthy snac...[more]
Soda, Braces, And Your Teeth
Published on May 16, 2017
What’s In That Drink?
You probably already know that soda is chock full of sugar, but did you know that it’s also highly acidic? For reference, stomach acid, one of the strongest acids, has a pH of 1.5, whereas water is neutral at a pH of 7.Soda ranges in acidity
from RC Cola with a pH of 2.387 to Mug root beer with a pH of 4.038. The strong acidity from citric and phosphoric acids is actually the reason for all the sugar—without i...[more]
Have You Considered Invisalign®?
Published on April 26, 2017
IF YOU WANTED TO STRAIGHTENyour teeth back in the day, you really only had one option–traditional metal braces. The science of orthodontics has evolved significantly in recent years, allowing our patients to have a variety of different options when it comes to how they would like to have their teeth straightened and what is most convenient for them.Today, we want to talk about Invisalign®!
Common Misconceptions About Gum Disease
Published on March 29, 2017
WE BELIEVEthe more educated our patients are about dental health issues, the better they’ll be able to prevent them. We often warn of periodontal disease and the detrimental effects it has on the mouth and body. But there are also many common misconceptions about gum disease. To help you better understand it, we’ve decided to bust some myths today!
Myth #1: Bleeding Gums Are Normal
This is probably one of the most perpetuated dental h...[more]