7 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy

The healthier your teeth are, the healthier and happier you will be!  As we prepare to enter a New Year, consider these simple ways you can keep your teeth healthy and avoid dental problems in the future. Drink Plenty of Water – Drinking water is generally good for your overall health and it’s particularly helpful for your teeth. Water helps to wash away leftover food and residue that cavity-causing bacteria love to eat.  Water also dilutes the acids that are … Read More

How to Enjoy those Holiday Sweets!

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  The holiday season is in full swing and we all find ourselves surrounded by sugar-filled candies, desserts, and other holiday treats.  Whether your favorite is apple pie, candy canes, chocolate fudge, peanut butter brittle, gingerbread cookies or fruit cake; none are necessarily good for your teeth.  But enjoying the holiday season – while also caring for your teeth – doesn’t mean you have to completely avoid all of those holiday sweets!  Here are some simple tips to consider during … Read More

Flossing 101

  Flossing is an important part of oral hygiene.  Some plaque is not removed from brushing and, when left on your teeth, this plaque can lead to cavities or gum disease.  Flossing once a day can help to remove plaque and it can help you to avoid future dental problems.     How to Floss   Starting with about 18 inches of floss, wrap the floss around your middle fingers so you can use your thumbs and forefingers to move … Read More