Well, let us tell you! Introducing …. The Top 6 Foods to Spring Clean your Mouth! Spring cleaning is about more than just your home. Our mouths deserve the same rejuvenation from time to time. And there is… Read More
If eating your favorite frozen yogurt or sipping a cup of ice water makes your tooth hurt, or if brushing or flossing occasionally makes your eyes twitch, you may have what is known as tooth sensitivity. When the… Read More
I read in your latest newsletter that Xylitol candies might prevent tooth decay. Should I be giving them to my kids as a regular treat?
There is evidence that shows that Xylitol helps prevent cavities, but we are still hesitant about recommending it for regular consumption. A study in the British Dental Journal advised caution with Xylitol, specifically products containing acidic preservatives or… Read More
Jelly beans, Chocolate, and Peeps, Oh My! Like most of us, Mutans Streptococci, our bacterial villian, loves sweet treats. With Easter just around the corner he is firing up his jackhammer and getting ready for a feast! Sugar… Read More
What causes cavities? Sugar right? Well, sort of. Ultimately the cause of cavities is bacteria that feed on leftover morsels of food in your mouth. Imagine them as tiny little creatures that love to eat and the more… Read More
Not necessarily. There are many causes of tooth sensitivity, including decay, but the most common forms of sensitivity usually don’t require more than simple measures you can do at home. It’s wise to have it checked by us… Read More