Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Softly Scrumptious: Healthy Recipes for When Your Teeth Hurt

Unfortunately, toothaches are quite common. Most of us have experienced that sensitive, stinging sensation. The discomfort can spread throughout your entire mouth, making it difficult to speak, smile, and even eat. The only thing worse than a toothache is struggling … Continue reading

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Top cavity culprits for kids – and ways to avoid them

It’s no secret that children naturally have a crazy sweet tooth. From a young age, children are attracted to juice, candy, and anything with a high sugar content. Unfortunately, all this sugar is causing a tooth decay epidemic in children. Dentists … Continue reading

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Lent and Your Dental Health

Many Christians observe Lent, a six-week period of fasting, moderation, and discipline. Some people give up a particular item for lent, perhaps by skipping their morning Starbucks run, abstaining from alcohol, or giving up empty carbohydrates. Others follow a more … Continue reading

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Smiling Through Your Pregnancy

Your pregnancy is an exciting time in your life, but did you know your changing body and growing baby could also affect your teeth and gums? Likewise, your oral and dental health habits during your pregnancy can set the stage … Continue reading

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Is Halloween Candy Okay in Moderation?

Halloween is here—and that means candy is everywhere. In fact, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF), households in the U.S. will spend about $2.2 billion on Halloween candy this year. It is hard to believe as little as 100 … Continue reading

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What is the Link Between Obesity and Oral Health?

Over 34 percent of adults in the U.S. are affected by obesity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP). It is an issue that causes almost $147 billion in healthcare costs. A recent study by researchers at … Continue reading

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March is National Nutrition Month: Take Our Quiz!

Since March is National Nutrition Month, let’s review the importance of healthy eating habits when it comes to dental health. In addition to reminding you of tips you’ve already learned, taking this quick quiz will help you to discover new … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Oral Health

As you consider your New Year’s resolutions for 2014, don’t forget about your oral health. A healthy, confident smile makes you feel great. There are many things you can do to ensure you maintain a beautiful smile throughout the coming … Continue reading

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Healthy Foods for a Healthy Mouth Part 2

Just as there are certain foods that promote good oral health, there are foods that do not. These foods and drinks are best limited or avoided altogether. Some of the most harmful foods include: Sugary foods. When you eat sugary … Continue reading

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Healthy Foods for a Healthy Mouth Part 1

When choosing foods that are good for your body, it is also important to choose foods that are good for your teeth. Certain foods protect your tooth enamel and keep your teeth free of debris. You also want to be … Continue reading

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