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Sugary Foods Your Dentist Wants You to Stop Eating

Sugary Foods Your Dentist Wants You to Stop Eating

by Shearly (SU)
Sugar is not your friend. Besides being linked to obesity and diseases like diabetes, sugar greatly increases the rate of tooth decay because many of the bacteria living in your mouth feed on it. As they do, they produce certain acids that attack and weaken the enamel that protect your teeth. Eating or drinking beverages and foods high in sugar is like inviting in an army of tiny dental saboteurs to undermine your oral health.

360 Dental: A 360 Look at Your Dental Health

360 Dental: A 360 Look at Your Dental Health

by Shearly (SU)
Did you know that your dental health is connected to your overall health? Studies have shown that poor dental health is heavily related to other major medical conditions. In large part this is because of the many bacteria that thrive in the warm, moist environment of your mouth. Daily brushing and flossing, along with other good oral hygiene can limit their impact, but if they are left unchecked, it can easily lead to tooth decay or even gun disease. When it comes to dental health, you really need to take a 360 degree look.

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.