Our oral health is at risk every time we travel. In this short video, I offer strategies that can help you to protect your teeth and gums while you travel.
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 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
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
We all know we need to brush our teeth to maintain our healthy pearly whites. But are you brushing properly for optimum gum health? In this quick 1-minute video, I explain how to maximize your daily brushing for ultimate gum health!
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?
In the 1950s people believed the world was about to change. World War II had concluded, antibiotics and other pharmacological wonders had arrived, and improvements in communication were about to bring a life of better health, world harmony and improved prosperity for everyone. Today, a generation later, we look at our senior population - our … Continue reading Happy New Year!
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
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
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