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The Best and Worst Christmas Treats for Your Teeth:

2018-11-18T07:51:32-06:00

It’s that time of year, Thanksgiving has come and gone and Christmas is just around the corner. Everyone is geared up and ready for the festivities to get underway! Champagne, chocolates, and umpteen bags of Christmas treats will no doubt make their way into our festive diets. Christmas is a time for good company and [...]

The Best and Worst Christmas Treats for Your Teeth:2018-11-18T07:51:32-06:00

Mummies: Toothy Tales from Ancient Egypt

2018-11-19T09:28:55-06:00

  You might think your own teeth are interesting enough, but have you ever thought about mummy teeth? Today we’re going to glean some dental knowledge from long-ago history--  Ancient Egyptian history, to be exact. Recent years have brought us some fascinating stories about Egyptian mummies and the clues to the past that their teeth [...]

Mummies: Toothy Tales from Ancient Egypt2018-11-19T09:28:55-06:00

Why Are People Moving Away from Fluoridated Water? (Part 2)

2018-11-26T05:48:59-06:00

On one hand, you could make the case that fluoridated water is an effective mass preventative health measure for citizens. However, on the other, you can make a case that fluoridated water is hazardous to your well-being. Public water sources have been adding fluoride since the 1940’s, but people have objected ever since. Some of [...]

Why Are People Moving Away from Fluoridated Water? (Part 2)2018-11-26T05:48:59-06:00

Why Is Fluoride In Our Drinking Water? (Part 1)

2018-11-26T05:50:47-06:00

What's the difference between a bottle of water and water from the faucet? The taste is likely the first thing that comes to mind. Bottled water usually comes in a well-designed package. It's marketed as a natural product, free of chemicals or additives. Every brand of commercial drinking water has its own taste, subtle as [...]

Why Is Fluoride In Our Drinking Water? (Part 1)2018-11-26T05:50:47-06:00

Orange Juice Tastes Awful After Brushing Your Teeth

2018-11-26T06:01:34-06:00

There's one part of my morning that stays consistent. I have breakfast before I brush my teeth. Why? Because I want to actually enjoy my food. I remember the first time I made the mistake of having orange juice after brushing my teeth. Here I was, expecting a refreshing burst of vitamin C—raw energy in [...]

Orange Juice Tastes Awful After Brushing Your Teeth2018-11-26T06:01:34-06:00

Sticky, Sugary Summertime Snacks and Their Alternatives

2018-11-27T04:27:50-06:00

  Concession stands at baseball games, theme park food stands, and road trip snack stops are temptations that are hard to avoid. These summertime staples are a haven of cold beverages and sugary snacks. What would summer be without slushies, ice cream, popsicles, and soda? Not shocking to anyone, though, these summertime snacks are not [...]

Sticky, Sugary Summertime Snacks and Their Alternatives2018-11-27T04:27:50-06:00

7 Breakfast Ideas for Good Dental Health

2016-05-27T19:52:27-06:00

As the saying goes, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Whether this statement is true or not, most of us enjoy some kind of breakfast. However, are you considering your dental health when you eat breakfast?   Here are 9 foods to include in your breakfast that will keep you full and [...]

7 Breakfast Ideas for Good Dental Health2016-05-27T19:52:27-06:00

Chew On This: 3 Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum

2016-03-30T10:04:54-06:00

It’s safe to say that gum is one of the oldest treats in the history of man. In fact, ancient civilizations all over the world chewed what is considered the first version of gum-- sticky tree sap. Since then, the treat has grown even more popular, and with a variety of sweet flavors, it’s easy [...]

Chew On This: 3 Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum2016-03-30T10:04:54-06:00

Top 3 of the Most Sugary Easter Candies to Avoid

2016-03-25T09:22:46-06:00

Easter is here, meaning that homes are colorfully decorated in pastels and children are eagerly searching for hidden eggs left behind by the Easter bunny. It’s hard to avoid sugary treats during this celebration. So, we will outline the most sugary Easter candies to avoid, and you can indulge in the rest (just this once). [...]

Top 3 of the Most Sugary Easter Candies to Avoid2016-03-25T09:22:46-06:00

3 Healthy Snacks Kids Love (That Taste Like Candy)

2016-03-14T10:35:23-06:00

As parents, we know there is a struggle to find a balance between teaching our kids healthy eating habits and allowing them to eat sweet treats. For some reason children don’t seem too convinced when we tell them that broccoli is actually good for them, and that candy will rot their teeth. In fact, we’re [...]

3 Healthy Snacks Kids Love (That Taste Like Candy)2016-03-14T10:35:23-06:00