Archives for November 2012

Does Vitamin D Reduce Tooth Decay?

Vitamin D plays a vital role in keeping our bones strong but does vitamin D also reduce tooth decay? Vitamin D's role in supporting strong teeth has gained new ground due to a review of existing scientific studies that has been published in Nutrition Reviews. Dr. Philippe Hujoel of the University … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving From Rothfus Family Dental

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours. If you celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving day it includes way too much food, parades, football and family. Of course we want everyone to enjoy the holiday - but what do all those typical Thanksgiving goodies do to your smile? Here's a quick … [Read more...]

Passing Along Dental Anxiety to Your Kids

We pass a lot of things along to our children and dental anxiety is one of them. Fear of the dentist is passed on to children by their parents according to a study from the University of Madrid. This doesn't sound surprising and prior research had connected the dental fear levels of children and … [Read more...]

Reduce Your Risk for Alzheimer’s disease, Heart Attack or Stroke

What if there was a way to drastically reduce your risk of Alzheimer's disease, heart attack or stroke? How would you feel if this prevention didn't mean major lifestyle changes and hours at the gym? Sounds too good to be true but keeping your gums healthy has been shown to keep the rest of your … [Read more...]

Bedtime Rituals for a Healthy Smile

We all have our bedtime rituals. Guys tend to keep it simple - a quick face wash and tooth brushing. Most women have a more complicated routine with makeup removal, moisturizing, etc. The most important part of your routine when it comes to keeping a healthy, beautiful smile is your oral health … [Read more...]