Gummy Vitamins Not So Great

Gummy vitamins are a big hit among kids and parents. In fact, I've even seen gummy vitamins for adults! While these vitamins may be an easy way to get some missing nutrients, the "gummy" part is not so great for the teeth. Like any other sticky candy, gummy vitamins contain a lot of sugar. This … [Read more...]

Sticky Candy Causes Big Problems

Sticky candy is the cause of a lot of dental problems - including some you probably wouldn't think of. The problem with sticky candy for kids is that it literally "sticks" all that sugar to the teeth and lets the bad oral bacteria have a free-for-all in your child's mouth. This leads to cavities … [Read more...]

What is Damaging Your Child’s Teeth?

There is damage being done to your child’s teeth daily, even if they brush and floss every morning and night. It can be hard figuring out how to keep your children’s teeth and gums healthy when there is so much that can interfere with their oral health. That’s why we offer prevention and treatment … [Read more...]

Say Cheese – It Helps Your Smile

Say "cheese" and help your smile! We usually say "cheese" in photos but now saying cheese might be a snack that is good for your teeth. Cheese seems to have certain properties that make it better at fighting cavities than other dairy products. New research was published in the May/June issue … [Read more...]

What is the Most Common Disease? Tooth Decay

Most people don't think of tooth decay as a "disease" but a recent study called the Global Burden of Disease 2010 founded that untreated tooth decay - also known as dental caries - was the most common of 291 major diseases and injuries. They estimate that cavities affect close to 4 billion people … [Read more...]