It’s the most wonderful time of the year for sweet treats! The holiday season is full of sugary candy, festive cookies, and delicious eggnog. But with all of these tasty treats, it may not be a jolly season for your pearly whites.
Have you ever enjoyed a delicious meal, only to find some of it still lingering between your teeth hours later? It happens to the best of us and to have someone point it out later in the day is always embarrassing. That’s why we compiled a list of some of the most common foods to…
A hearty Thanksgiving meal might be delicious, but how does it affect your pearly whites? We’ve created this guide to help you keep your teeth feeling fabulous during, and after, your Thanksgiving feast!
Do you wince sometimes when tasting certain foods? It may be a sign that you have extremely sensitive teeth. You’re not alone; in fact, according to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), about 40 million Americans currently report experiencing pain in their teeth when eating or drinking hot, cold, acidic, sticky, or sugary foods. You can help treat it; in the meantime, here’s a list of certain foods and beverages you should avoid.
Calcium is essential to healthy bones and teeth. Luckily, plenty of foods have plenty of calcium, with fruit being a calcium-rich, tasty option to help strengthen your teeth and keep your smile shining.
It’s almost officially summertime, which means it’s nearly the season for some of our favorite concession stand foods such as snow cones, corn dogs, and of course cotton candy, to make an appearance. While it may be tempting to indulge in a few of the season’s best from time to time, many park patrons don’t always know the damage these sugary, salty treats can cause on your teeth’s health in the long run.
Red wine has a mixed reputation in the dental world. Certain components in red wine have been shown to stain teeth, but recent research also suggests that chemicals in the the drink can help prevent tooth decay and gum disease.
Sometimes brushing and flossing twice a day just isn’t enough. Although some foods encourage tooth decay, others help fight plaque buildup.