Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Don't forget to floss
Did you know that flossing helps prevent cavities and gum disease? To obtain the best possible dental health, the American Dental Association advises that you floss at least once a day. http://bit.ly/1nPckz1

Friday, May 26, 2017

A single kiss transfers 80 million bacteria
New research suggests there's no such thing as a clean kiss. In fact, a kiss on the lips is described as a "gateway for the transfer of millions of bacteria." Don't worry – it's normal! http://bit.ly/2oMzviT

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Got dry mouth?
The best foods you can eat to increase saliva production include fruits and vegetables. Learn more about why this is important to your dental health: http://bit.ly/IZlKYJ

Monday, May 22, 2017

When does your first and last tooth erupt?
A child's first tooth erupts at 8-12 months of age, and the last adult teeth come in at 17-21 years. For the rest, check out these informative charts from Mouth Healthy: http://bit.ly/1mGoGvH

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Healthy habits to maintain as you get older
If you're over the age of 60, be sure to take extra precaution to maintain your dental health: http://bit.ly/1i07ZUw

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Sensitive teeth? Use these tips to help ease the pain
Do cold or hot foods cause pain for your teeth? If it does, your teeth sensitivity is due to nerve exposure – most commonly at the gum line. Brush with soft bristles, floss daily, and ask us on tips to enjoy your favorite foods and drinks pain-free.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Ditch your toothbrush cap!
A common myth is that placing a cap over your toothbrush helps keep your toothbrush cleaner, but doing so actually traps in moisture and creates the perfect habitat for bacteria to grow. Ditch the cap and let your bristles breathe!

Monday, May 1, 2017

Age gracefully with regular dental care
May is Older Americans Month! We'd like to use this month as an opportunity to discuss how our teeth change as we age. Regular dental visits can help you maintain a healthy smile and body, age gracefully and save money over time. Get more tips from the American Dental Association: http://bit.ly/1MkZNkV

Senior woman laughing and smiling