Candy That Prevents Cavities?

Candy that keeps you from getting cavities?  It seems too good to be true, but researchers have created a candy that can reduce the number of bad bacteria in your mouth without harming the good bacteria. We have lots of bacteria that live in our mouths, some of these bacteria are are good for us … [Read more...]

The Power To Prevent Tooth Decay

They say that knowledge is power and knowing what causes tooth decay can give you the power to prevent cavities! Tooth decay destroys both the enamel and inside dentin layer of the tooth. Tooth decay is caused by the combination of high carbohydrate foods and oral bacteria. We have many different … [Read more...]

Can You Tell If You’ve Got A Too Decay?

There is a big dental myth that people can tell when they have a cavity! The truth is that tooth decay doesn't cause any discomfort - not until it is really serious. Toothache pain happens when tooth decay is very advanced and has already damaged the nerve. Allowing tooth decay to reach this … [Read more...]

High Fructose Corn Syrup More Damaging to Teeth

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High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is advertised as being the same thing as sugar. Calorie-wise, this is true. Both table sugar and HFCS contain the same number of calories and the human body absorbs them in the same way. There are some important differences between regular sugar and high fructose … [Read more...]

Milk Protects Teeth After Eating Sugary Cereals

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We know that sugary breakfast cereals are bad for us, but they are hard to resist, especially for kids. These cereals combine refined sugars and starch and are actually addictive! Research published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association found that drinking a glass of … [Read more...]