There’s Something in the Water: Swimming Pools and Your Teeth

by Jason 7/14/2015 10:41 AM

Cannonball! From workouts to water slides, pools provide endless hours of splashes and smiles.

It’s no secret that most pools contain chlorine, a chemical used to kill germs. You might be surprised to learn chlorine can cause more than itchy eyes and green-tinted hair. Pool water chemicals can create brown teeth deposits, also known as “swimmers’ calculus.”... more...

I Scream, You Scream, Your Teeth Scream for Ice Cream!

by Jason 7/9/2015 7:00 AM

Ice cream is the cherry on top of the dessert sundae. In fact, ice cream is the most popular dessert in America. What makes a scoop so sinfully sweet? Most commercial ice creams are high in fat and loaded with added sugar.

Icy treats don’t have to be full of sugar and fat! While it’s true your pearly whites aren’t fond of sugar, they love calcium, a key nutrient for building and maintaining strong teeth and bones. And, if you don’t get enough calcium, you’re increasing your risk for gum disease. ... more...

Smart Snacks for Festival Foodies

by Jason 7/7/2015 7:00 AM

The sun is shining, the smell of funnel cake tickles your nostrils and music fills the air. It must be festival time!

We want to make sure your smile stays as bright as your style with these healthy festival eats and treats. Escape the wafting aromas and temptations of fried food, and opt for healthier options for better oral and overall health.... more...

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