Have Healthier Teeth & Gums by Following These 5 Wellness Points!

Wishing for a healthier mouth in 2017? Want to put an end to gum disease, cavities, and other oral health issues? Take control of your own oral health. You can achieve Ultimate Oral Health this year by understanding these 5 Oral Wellness Points. https://youtu.be/5fcWQWOfAUQ 5 Oral Wellness Points Bacteria Transfer Eating Causes Acidity Saliva is Your Best … Continue reading Have Healthier Teeth & Gums by Following These 5 Wellness Points!

Xylitol for Seniors: Keeping Teeth Young and Ageless

Xylitol isn’t just for young people! Many seniors accept dental problems, thinking they simply happen as teeth age. Xylitol helps to keep teeth young and ageless – by preventing damage caused by plaque, mouth acidity or dry mouth. Xylitol can help protect the oral health of denture wearers– by protecting the mouth and lips from … Continue reading Xylitol for Seniors: Keeping Teeth Young and Ageless

Granular Xylitol – the Perfect Sugar Alternative

Looking for a healthy sugar alternative for sweetening your beverages or for baking? Granular xylitol is the perfect solution! Granular xylitol has a low-glycemic index (7.0) and has 40% less calories and 75% fewer carbohydrates than sugar. Granular xylitol is also a simple and easy way to care for teeth, especially for those who can't use … Continue reading Granular Xylitol – the Perfect Sugar Alternative

Are Cavities About Zip Code?

My book, Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye, was written when Dr. Richard Carmona was Surgeon General of the United States. Dr. Carmona was concerned about the state of oral health in America and he graciously gave my book a glowing testimonial and his personal support. In chapter eight I explain why “community” water fluoridation (adding fluoride … Continue reading Are Cavities About Zip Code?

Adult Braces – A Threat to Gum Health

The number of adults wearing braces is growing, and Orthodontists say nearly half of all newly installed braces are for adults - not kids! Often adults want to improve their smile and the makers of braces - knowing this - are ramping up serious marketing to adults. Braces can definitely improve the look of a smile, … Continue reading Adult Braces – A Threat to Gum Health

Our Priorities in Preventing Cavities

We agree about the need to prevent cavities, but how much more important is it to prevent cavities in children? Perhaps one of the most important groups to target with prevention are children with disabilities - those with compromised health or physical disabilities. Included in this group should be kids who are adopted and or … Continue reading Our Priorities in Preventing Cavities

Infection in the Dental Office

Given that September is “Dental Infection Control Month”, I’d like to comment on a study that determined eye wear and masks are ineffective for protecting dentists from infection during treatment. Red dye showed how splatter travels from a patient’s mouth to a simulated face, positioned where a dentist or hygienist would sit in the dental office. … Continue reading Infection in the Dental Office