Keeping our dental office safe during Covid-19 – Aiea Family Dental

We just placed these air purifiers in our dental office. They are medical grade air purifiers. They kill 99.99% of the virus and bacteria in one pass! Description Radic8 ViruskillerTM technology was funded in 2004 by the Korean Government in response to SARS. The VirusKiller technology, which combines air purification and photocatalytic oxidation, is now in … Read more…

Infection control in the dental office – American Dental Association

Infection Control Infection control procedures are actions taken in health care settings to prevent the spread of disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommendations for dental office infection control. Your dentist cares about your safety and works hard to prevent the spread of infection. Before you enter the examining room, all surfaces, such as … Read more…

Nutrition: What You Eat Affects Your Teeth

Your mouth, teeth, and gums are more than just tools for eating. They?re essential for chewing and swallowing?the first steps in the digestion process. Your mouth is your body?s initial point of contact with the nutrients you consume. So what you put in your mouth impacts not only your general health but also that of … Read more…

How to Avoid Cavities During the Holiday Season – American Dental Association

6 Tips for Cavity-Free Holidays Timing matters Timing matters. While everything is fine in moderation, it helps to eat sweets and other sugary foods with meals or shortly after mealtime. Saliva production increases during meals and helps cancel out acids produced by bacteria in your mouth and helps rinse away food particles. Source: How to … Read more…

Travel Tips for Dental Health – American Dental Association

8 Travel Tips for Your Teeth Make Time for a Checkup Even when you?re dreaming about vacation, there?s no place like home?especially a dental home base. ?Prevention isn?t only taking care of your teeth,? ?It?s establishing a relationship with a dentist.? If you can, schedule your next regular visit before your trip. ?Have a thorough … Read more…

Fluoride – From MouthHealthy.org

Fluoride is often called nature?s cavity fighter and for good reason. Fluoride, a naturally-occurring mineral, helps prevent cavities in children and adults by making the outer surface of your teeth (enamel) more resistant to the acid attacks that cause tooth decay. How Does Fluoride Protect Teeth? Fluoride benefits both children and adults. Here’s how: Before teeth break through the … Read more…