Category: Nutrition

Fuel for a Stronger, Healthier Smile

Careful eating habits are vital to a healthy smile. Too much indulgence on sugar can almost guarantee cavity development, and too-frequent snacking on anything can be almost as bad. On the other hand, consuming enough of the right minerals and nutrients is necessary to keep your teeth and gums strong and healthy. Today, we explain… Read more »

Power Eating for Better Teeth

Sugarplums may dance around this time of year, but sugar itself is detrimental to healthy teeth. Any food which contains large amounts of sucrose will increase and intensify the production of plaque. Plaque is a sticky biofilm which will adhere to your teeth, and eventually turns into tartar when it hardens. Plaque and tartar on… Read more »

Are Dental Implants the Key to a Longer, Healthier Life?

Endless commercials advertise creams that promise to erase wrinkles. Magazine and web articles applaud celebrities who manage to look as fresh and young as they did a decade ago. Despite our cultural obsession with a youthfulness appearance, most regular people want to recapture the feeling of being young rather than the just the looks. As… Read more »

How Does a Sugary Diet Affect Your Oral Health?

Since you were a kid, your parents warned you that eating too much sugar would rot your teeth. As an adult, you’re also aware that eating a diet high in simple carbohydrates and added sugars can harm not only your teeth, but your overall health as well. Today, we’re examining two distinct ways a sugar-heavy… Read more »

Delicious Double Duty: Three Superfoods that Benefit Your Smile and Your Heart

A rapidly growing body of scientific research underscores what many people around the world have always known: what you eat directly impacts your overall health, from your teeth to your toes. In honor of American Heart Month, we’re discussing three superfoods that can benefit your oral health and your heart health.