How to rebalance the pH of your mouth

When deciding what to cook for dinner, priorities typically are cost, preparation time and effort, taste and calories for the weight-wise people, while some will focus in on organic ingredients. Another factor well worth considering is the food’s level of pH. Because low-level pH foods cannot only negatively affect your general health, it can quite literally rot your teeth.

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Apr 5

Oral Health

12 Tips for Healthier Teeth

We sometimes forget how important our teeth are and don’t take adequate care of them. Our smile would not be the same, and our confidence level would decrease. There are several easy ways to get on the right path to having healthy teeth. We have gathered together 12 tips to improve the health and appearance of your smile.

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Mar 29

Oral Health

Dental Tips for Spring Travel

A great vacation will likely take planning to settle on where to go, how to get there and what to do once you are there. Care is taken to pack just exactly what is needed and a little more for the “just-in-case” occasions. Just like every other detail of your trip, you need to organize your dental hygiene and care, and have a plan for the “just-in-case.”

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11 Foods to Improve Your Oral Health

The essential vitamins A, C, D and K, and minerals calcium, magnesium and phosphorus, all of which support healthy muscles, hair, bones and our immune systems, are also very good for keeping teeth and gums in top form. Here are 11 foods that we recommend working into your diet, always in moderation, to keep teeth and gums healthy and even fight cavities.

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Mar 10

Food vitamins

What are canker sores and how do they form?

If you have not already experienced a canker sore, you have at least heard of them from a multitude of television commercials touting a non-prescription treatment. While usually not serious for the 20 percent of Americans who suffer from them, they are a real ‘pain in the mouth’.

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Feb 28

Canker Sore

Tips for Children’s Dental Health Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month, a time to spread awareness around the crippling oral health crisis that costs adults and children time off of work and school, and annually costs tax payers more than $2 billion in emergency costs. Here are easy tips to help families improve daily dental care routines.

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Restore Your Smile: Crowns, Bridges, Implants and Affordable Dentures

American adults are missing an average of 7.25 teeth! Missing teeth affect a person’s ability to chew, speak and smile without issue. Moreover, many adults who are missing teeth feel self-conscious or even embarrassment about the gaps where missing teeth were.

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Getting healthy for the New Year? Don’t forget about your teeth!

New Year’s resolutions often include healthy commitments; unfortunately dental care is far too often neglected aspect of health. In fact, one in three people do not brush their teeth twice a day according to the ADA, and the number of people who floss even once a week is abysmal.

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The Naughty and Nice List of Holiday Foods and Drinks

Watching what you eat and drink is good for your teeth too. The very same foods that pile on the fat also feed cavity-causing bacteria and weaken tooth enamel. Here’s our list of good and bad holiday foods and beverages for teeth.

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Dec 19

The straight truth about orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment is not simply aesthetic, misaligned teeth can impact the health of your teeth and gums, cause jaw pain, and in extreme cases, it may even be so difficult to eat that digestive issues may arise.

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