Cavities

Is Your Gift Hurting Your Valentine’s Teeth?

It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, which means plenty of people are sweating over picking out the perfect Valentine’s Day gift to communicate their affection to their loved ones. The traditional options are pretty limited: Flowers, jewelry, candy. And the latter is by far the most affordable. But you may want to reconsider the prettily-packaged sweet treats […]

Make Sure Halloween Candy Doesn’t Put Teeth at Risk

We can pretend that Halloween candy is just for kids, but let’s be honest — who can resist the appeal of those orange-and-black displays stuffed with huge bags of your favorite candies in miniature? They show up in bowls and plastic pumpkins on your coworkers’ desks, and if you live in a neighborhood where trick-or-treaters […]

New Study Confirms Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum

In 2016, a study in the British Dental Journal found that sugar-free gum could save the United Kingdom millions of pounds in dental costs per year, if only twelve-year-olds would chew more of it.

If that sounds incredible, wait until you hear the numbers from the latest study in the American Journal of Dentistry. […]

Could Genetics Make Your Teeth More Prone to Cavities?

Nothing can make you feel insecure about your oral hygiene habits like talking to someone who’s never had a cavity! And, conversely, if you’re one of those people who’s never dealt with tooth decay, you might wonder what kind of poor tooth brushing or sugary diet might be leading your friends to need [link id='489' […]

February 16th, 2017|Cavities|