Sweets for Valentine’s Day Can Hit a Sour Note for Your Teeth

by Jason 2/13/2014 8:00 AM

Candy is a popular gift for Valentine’s Day, and there’s an abundant assortment available at every turn. But what types of candy are tooth-friendly and what candy should you bypass for the sake of your teeth?... more...

Conquering Your Dental Phobia

by Jason 2/4/2014 8:00 AM

If you’re afraid of visiting the dentist, you’re not alone. Dental phobia is a common condition that affects millions of people around the world. It even prevents people from scheduling regular dental visits. According to WebMD, between 9% and 20% of Americans avoid going to the dentist because of anxiety or fear. ... more...

Dental Neglect

by Jason 10/8/2013 8:00 AM

Don’t neglect your teeth – the price you pay will hit both your body and your pocketbook.

We’ve made great strides in dental health. The majority of Baby Boomers will maintain their natural teeth over their lifetime, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Americans’ widespread exposure to fluoride in water and toothpaste, paired with regular dental checkups, have helped reduce tooth decay among all ages.... more...

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