You and Your Teeth: Stay Healthy for Life

by Jason 1/7/2014 8:00 AM

For seniors, staying healthy and looking good are rapidly climbing to the top of their “to do” lists. If you maintain a healthy diet, you can kill two birds with one stone. There is no down side to maintaining a healthy diet. It keeps your mind, your body and even your mouth in good shape. There are plenty of foods out there that can easily be incorporated into your diet that will help keep your teeth (and your body) healthy for many years to come.... more...

Holiday Libations Can Take a Toll on Your Teeth

by Jason 12/26/2013 8:00 AM

It is not uncommon for family dinners and holiday parties to begin (and end) with a toast of champagne or wine. However, it’s important to be responsible and limit yourself to safe levels... more...

Tooth Loss Directly Linked to Nighttime Eating Activity

by Jason 12/24/2013 8:00 AM

Late-night eating is not just a bad habit; it is an invitation for tooth loss. The main culprit is the lower flow of saliva during the night. Saliva is responsible for rinsing away food debris that cling to our teeth and neutralizing the enamel-destroying acids, which are formed by the bacteria in the mouth. With less saliva present, fungus and bacteria begin to develop in the mouth and initiate the decaying process. This concept is supported by the findings of Professor Damien Walmsley, a consultant with the British Dental Association.... more...

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