Monday, June 26, 2017

Keep your toothbrush away from the toilet
Your toothbrush kept too close to the toilet collects more than just germs. Airborne particles from flushing the toilet have been found on toothbrushes, so keep your toothbrush as far away as possible.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


With all this summer weather we've been having lately, it's hard to believe...
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Monday, June 19, 2017

Why saliva is important to your dental health
Did you know your body makes between two and four pints of saliva in a single day? The spit you swallow serves a number of purposes, including preventing tooth decay and fighting germs:

Friday, June 16, 2017

Dental health and overall health
We know pearly whites, healthy teeth and gums look fantastic, but your dental health is also an indicator of your overall health. Read more about the connection between the two:

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Older adults can be susceptible to dry mouth
Many older adults are susceptible to dry mouth, a condition that can compromise oral health. Check out this article from Colgate to learn how to combat dry mouth.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

When do kids start losing their baby teeth?
Did you know kids start losing their teeth between the ages of five and seven? And it's even okay if they are younger – as long as the child hasn't suffered from any trauma, having loose teeth as young as age four is still normal.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Pledge to quit smoking tobacco?
World No Tobacco Day is sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) that highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and encourage governments to adopt effective policies to reduce smoking and other tobacco use. According to WHO, tobacco use kills nearly 6 million people around the world each year. What better day then to quit today? 

Here are some tips on how to begin your journey to a healthier lifestyle:

* Make a quit plan 
* Stay Busy 
* Avoid smoking triggers 
* Stay positive 
* Ask for help 

Learn more here: