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Picking a Pediatric Dentist

Picking a Pediatric Dentist

by Shearly (SU)
One of those big early decisions in parenting is locating an exceptional pediatric dentist for your loved ones. What is a pediatric dentist? The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry defines a pediatric dentist as a specialist that provides both preventative and therapeutic oral healthcare to children. A pediatric dentist will service oral healthcare for children starting at infancy and going up through adolescence, even those with special healthcare needs. Good oral hygiene and dental health habits should be taught from an early age, so that your child can look forward to a lifetime of dazzling smiles.

Kombucha: Great for Health, Hard on Teeth (Avoiding Acid Damage from Foods)

Kombucha: Great for Health, Hard on Teeth (Avoiding Acid Damage from Foods)

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Kombucha is a natural fermented tea beverage chock full of helpful probiotics that can aid digestion, help fight candida (a harmful yeast linked to bloating, lower thyroid function and weight gain), boost your mental clarity and possibly even improve your mood. Researchers have noted a strong link between naturally fermented foods such as yogurt, soy sauce, kefir, sauerkraut and miso to longevity. It is believed that this is due to the high ratio of helpful bacteria as well as vitamins and minerals that may also provide some much needed support for the immune system. The only problem is that kombucha, is extremely acidic due to its naturally low pH level.

How to Prevent Stains on Teeth

How to Prevent Stains on Teeth

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Stained, dull teeth can make you look and feel older. Restorative dentistry can replace missing teeth, repairing and refreshing your smile for a more youthful, vibrant look. But how do you keep your teeth looking their best? How can you prevent tooth staining? First and foremost, you need to practice good dental hygiene for a healthy mouth. Regular checkups allow your dentist to spot trouble before it starts or even to repair damage that has already occurred.

The Importance of Mouth Guards

The Importance of Mouth Guards

by Shearly (SU)
Almost everyone is aware that certain sports, such as football, require a helmet and other protective gear. Mouth guards for instance, can protect a player from a direct blow to the face, which can easily loosen or even knock out a player’s teeth.