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Nutrition/Food

Diabetes and Gum Disease

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases diagnosed within the United States and around the world. Diabetes affects the body’s ability to process sugars. Many people who have diabetes don’t realize that it can also affect their mouth and

Why Does My Mouth Hurt?

When we complain about mouth pain we usually assume it is tooth related. However, there can be other causes to consider such as: • Canker sore or apthous ulcer on gums or tongue • Cavity or decay • Food impaction

What is Decalcification?

Decalcification occurs when calcium and phosphorous minerals are removed from the tooth surface. These minerals are a normal part of your tooth’s composition but can be depleted or lost due to plaque accumulation. When plaque is allowed to sit on

What is Gum Disease? Do I have it?

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and protect your teeth. The earliest stage of gum disease is called gingivitis. At this stage, the disease is still reversible. You will need to be diligent about brushing twice

My Child Was Diagnosed With Acid Reflux !

What can I do as a parent to help maintain my child’s teeth? Try to reduce the acid in the mouth by: • Limiting acidic foods and drinks like candy, carbonated beverages, fruit juices and refined sugars • Drinking plenty

Kids and Fruit Juice Consumption

Did you know that fruit juice consumption offers very few benefits? Did you know that it also has potential harmful effects? High sugar content in juice contributes to more calorie consumption and the risk of developing dental caries. Children and

Eating Disorders

More than 10 million Americans are currently affected by serious disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating. While anyone can suffer from an eating disorder, they are most common in teenagers and young women. How do eating disorders affect

Benefits of Chewing Gum with Xylitol

Xylitol is a natural sweetener that is low in calories and low on the glycemic index.  It is derived from the bark of birch trees, coconut shells and cottonseed hulls.   Xylitol stops the BAD bacteria that causes cavities by inhibiting

Bottled Water and Fluoride

Drinking water with fluoride helps prevent tooth decay.  However, if your family drinks bottled water, you may be missing out of those benefits.  The fluoride mineral helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from

Tooth Decay is a Disease

Tooth decay is a disease that  is caused by bacteria and damages or breaks down the enamel of our teeth.  Our enamel is the strong, outer layer of our teeth that provides the best protection against the harmful acids that