Obesity and Periodontal (Gum) Disease In the medical profession obesity is considered a chronic disease. The younger generation of our nation is becoming increasingly obese and this is mostly due to poor nutrition and eating habits. Research has shown that obesity is linked to arthritis, respiratory problems, diabetes, and even colon cancer. There is research […]
Category Archives: healthy eating
Eating Healthy During the Holidays
Eating Healthy During the Holidays Yes, we all know we should do it but it’s really hard to maintain a healthy diet during the end of the year holidays. Everything starts going downhill during Thanksgiving. There’s usually too much food served and you end up consuming leftovers for the next several days or so because […]
Back to school? Make sure to impress with pearly white teeth!
Back to school? Make sure to impress with pearly white teeth! Stained teeth can hurt a great smile. But, you can try and prevent that from happening by monitoring what you eat and drink. Some foods and drinks stain teeth; others can help keep your smile bright. Here are some tips on how to keep […]
Reminders For Parents When School’s in Session
Reminders For Parents When School’s in Session School’s almost back in session and parents are running around frantically trying to make sure their kids have all their things ready for the first day of school. With so many things to do, one thing parents usually end up pushing in the back of their mind is […]
Better Teeth & Breath: What to Avoid
Better Teeth & Breath: What to Avoid Besides taking care of our teeth by brushing and flossing we also need to be aware of the foods that we are eating and what we are drinking since it could turn out to be harmful to the enamel as well as leave us with bad breath. Dr. […]
Sugar and Starch Are Not So Nice (For Your Teeth)
Bacterium is a naturally occurring microorganism in our mouths. They usually aren’t harmful unless they start mingling with the starches and sugar leftover in your mouth after eating. Then they start producing an acid, which then breaks down the enamel and lead to tooth decay. Sweet Sugary Foods You have probably been told since childhood […]
Foods That Will Keep Your Mouth Nice And Healthy
Foods That Will Keep Your Mouth Nice And Healthy Firm or fresh foods such as raw apples, carrots, jicama, and celery help to clean the teeth. They scrub against your teeth scraping some of the plaque that has built up. Not only are they a natural toothbrush, but some are also naturally high in fiber. […]
Sugar-Free Candy That Can Potentially Lower Cavities?
Sugar-Free Candy That Can Potentially Lower Cavities? The journal Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins recently published a study by the German company, Organobalance GmbH, regarding a specific type of sugar-free candy they created that can potentially reduce cavities by “significantly lowering bad oral bacterias” in your mouth. Let’s hope that this leads to something that candy […]