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Is Your Diet Bad for Your Teeth?

Weight loss is the number one New Year's resolution, which means that this month many people will be picking up a new trendy diet to try to lose weight. But making a diet change can cause you to lose weight in the worst place possible: your teeth. Some diets, like low-carb diets, have benign side effects, but [...]

Low-Carb Diets and Oral Health

Many people are changing their diets to lose weight and improve health. Here in Southern California, home to some of the world's most beautiful beaches and the world's most beautiful people, the pressure to keep fit and trim is particularly high, and many people use a low-carb diet to achieve their goals. This is both good and bad news [...]

Five Easy Food Swaps for Better Teeth

Dental health doesn't have to be hard. Just brushing in the morning and evening and flossing every day will get you a long way toward having perfect teeth for life. Add in regular dental checkups and you're even closer. But you can also make a few easy swaps in your diet to improve your oral health. Swap Sport Drinks [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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