National Nutrition Month Smile Savers

March is National Nutrition Month and time to remember that healthy eating is good for your teeth and gums too! Rothfus Family Dental in Medford, OR wants to remind everyone that good food choices  help every member of the family maintain good overall health including our smiles. Sugar is one of … [Read more...]

Energy Drinks and Dental Damage

The energy drink Red Bull had over $2 billion in sales in 2010.  The growth in sales of Red Bull and other energy drinks has been amazing and more products are coming to market all the time. We used to get our energy fix from coffee which left our teeth slightly stained. Dentists are beginning to … [Read more...]

Crowns Are Not Only For Royalty

You don't need to be royalty to need a crown. People  sometimes call dental crowns "caps" because they are used to entirely cover or "cap" a damaged tooth. Crowns are a common and extremely long lasting type of dental restoration. A crown is created in a dental lab or using the amazing Cerec™ … [Read more...]

Late Night Snacks Add to Tooth Loss

Late night snacks have been found to be bad for your dental health as well as your waistline.  A study published in the Eating Behaviors revealed that eating late at night contributes to tooth loss.  This outcome was not dependent upon the types of food eaten, so that piece of fruit is just as bad … [Read more...]

Is Halloween Bad for Kids Teeth?

On Halloween over 35 million little trick-or-treaters will hit the streets hoping to load up on lots of free candy but are they hurting their teeth? Each American consumes about 25 pounds of candy each year and I'm sure that the kids eat a lot more than the adults. While Halloween treats are not … [Read more...]