It’s Time to Head Back to School!

Summer is winding down and for many of us, it’s time to head back to school… Have you had your teeth cleaned and checked for a great “back-to-school smile?” Are your kids involved in sports? Do they have their mouth guards ready to go? Just...

Let’s Talk about Fluoride!

Nearly all naturally occurring water sources contain fluoride – a compound that has been proven to prevent and even reverse tooth decay. Cavities are caused by certain bacteria in the mouth. When a person eats sugar and other refined carbohydrates, these...

Four Summertime Super Foods – Bon Appetit!

Mangoes – About a cup of mangoes supplies 100% of your Vitamin C, 1/3 of your Vitamin A, a decent dose of blood-pressure-lowering potassium and 3 grams of fiber. Bonus: Mangoes are one of the fruits least likely to have pesticide residue. Unsweetened Greek...

Water is the Ultimate Sports Drink!

Here are the facts: Kids 4 – 8 yrs old should drink 57 oz. of water daily. Boys 9 – 13 yrs old should drink 81 oz. of water daily. Girls of the same age need 71 oz. daily. Girls 14 – 18 yrs old need 77 oz. of water every day. Boys of the same age should drink 111 oz....

Oral Cancer Awareness

Oral cancer is one of the few types of cancer that has not experienced a significantly reduced mortality rate in the past 30 years. In fact, the number of North Americans developing oral cancer is three times (3x) greater than the number of people who develop cervical...

Smile… You’ll Live Longer

“Choose to be optimistic,” said one renowned religious leader. “It feels better.” New research suggests he’s right! Cheerful people have fewer heart attacks, fewer strokes, and better cholesterol levels. And the more upbeat you are, the...