Dental Blog 2018-01-29T17:54:06-05:00

Why dogs don’t get cavities

Have you ever wondered why, despite all the dental care you receive throughout life, it’s still possible for you to end up with cavities, while your pet (who has never been to a dentist), doesn’t seem to have a single tooth concern whatsoever? Well, the truth is, your pets can and do get cavities, but [...]

Good Foods That are Surprisingly Bad for Your Teeth

You’ve finally figured it out! You’ve got the pantry stocked with all sorts of nutritious food your whole family loves and you’re not turning back. But wait. There might be something those labels aren’t telling you … how good those “good” foods are for your teeth. (This is when we duck!) “Oh, come on, already!” [...]

7 New Tips to Prevent Gum Disease

We all know that if we want to avoid gum disease, we need a solid oral care regime - brush twice a day, floss at night and use mouthwash. Right? Of course … this is, after all, the familiar refrain. So let's step away from that simple 3-step plan for this month to share with [...]

Three Minerals that Really Matter in Your Toothpaste

Wouldn’t it be cool if there were such a thing as vitamin toothpaste? You could slather it on your teeth each night before bed, and know your teeth were getting all the nutritional goodness they needed to fight off cavities. You’d never have to eat vegetables again! That’s not gonna’ happen – you do need [...]

Foods That Will Help Your Mouth Run Like a Finely Tuned City

Have you ever thought of your mouth as if it were a living, breathing version of a major city like Chicago? Think about it … you've got beautiful ascending (and descending!) skyscrapers in there … some of us have bridges … or even fillings that resemble patched roadways. And, of course, what's a city like [...]

Mouth Myths—BUSTED!

Myth-busting! It’s not just for television. Given all of the misinformation that exists online and among friends and family, we thought we’d take a stab at some of the more pervasive myths related to oral health. So, whether they’re related to the food and drink you consume, the good and bad habits you foist upon [...]