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Cut Prosecco Out of Next Year’s New Year Plans

When the clock struck midnight and you rung in 2018, did you raise a glass of Champagne to the new year? If the buyer of the bubbly was on a budget, it’s likely that you were drinking Champagne’s cheaper sister, Prosecco. This Italian sparkling wine averages less than half the cost of a bottle of Champagne, which may be [...]

By |January 4th, 2020|Cavities|

Nutrition Label Changes Sweet News for Teeth

The FDA’s announcement last week that it was requiring changes to how sugars are presented on the Nutrition Facts label was sweet news to many public health advocates, perhaps especially dentists. Among other label alterations, the new rule requires food manufacturers to disclose the amount of added sugars, such as corn syrup. High-sugar diets have been linked to a [...]

You’re Brushing Your Teeth Wrong

You’d think that doing something twice a day, every day, for our entire lives would make most of us experts at that thing. But when it comes to oral hygiene, your years of experience still don’t make you an expert. In fact, most people aren’t doing as good of a job at brushing their teeth as they should. Here [...]

Seniors Shouldn’t Accept Tooth Loss as Part of Aging

We have a stereotypical image in our head of what seniors’ teeth look like: Partially or fully toothless mouths, sometimes adorned with dentures that slip out of the mouth with comedic timing, or sit on the bedside table in their glass of water. But this stereotype doesn’t have to be real. With proper oral hygiene habits and good dental [...]

4 Reasons to Cut Down on Sugar

If you’re looking for a New Year’s Resolution, you might be considering cutting down on your sugar intake. If so, you aren’t alone. In fact, reports say that low sugar isn’t even a trend anymore; it’s simply becoming the norm. Just in case you’re not on a bandwagon yet, here are a few reasons to decrease the amount of [...]

By |December 29th, 2017|Cavities, Diet|