Mouthguards Prevent Dental Injuries – Association

Mouthguards Imagine what it would be like if you suddenly lost one or two of your front teeth. Smiling, talking, eating?everything would suddenly be affected. Knowing how to prevent injuries to your mouth and face is especially important if you participate in organized sports or other recreational activities. Mouthguards, also called mouth protectors, help cushion … Read more…

5 Reasons Your Smile Is Stronger Than You Think

The right smile can leave you laughing, fill you with joy or make you melt with emotion. But, ultimately, the best smile is one that is healthy and strong. Here are some of the ?tooth truths? about how tough your teeth really are ? and how to keep them that way. 1. Tooth enamel is … Read more…

Is Sparkling Water Bad for My Teeth? ADA

Is the satisfying fizz of your favorite sparkling water putting you at risk for tooth decay? Because any drink with carbonation?including sparkling water?has a higher acid level, some reports have questioned whether sipping sparkling water will weaken your tooth enamel (the hard outer shell of your teeth where cavities first form). So, Is Sparkling Water … Read more…

5 Weight Loss Tips That Are Also Good for Your Teeth

If you?ve decided to lose a few pounds after the New Year?s Eve ball drop, you?re not alone. Weight loss is one of the most common New Year?s resolutions made every year. Making smart food choices, paying attention to portion size and exercising are the steps you can take to shed pounds, and these changes … Read more…

The MouthHealthy Holiday Workshop

If you’ve seen the holiday TV special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, then you know Hermey the Elf is very excited about becoming a dentist. Now, Hermey and the ADA have joined forces to come up with ways to keep your mouth and teeth healthy during the holidays. Advice and Quizzes Healthy Holiday Teeth Tips Take the … Read more…

Quit Smoking – American Dental Association

Step 1: Have a PlanOnce you?ve made up your mind to quit smoking and set the date, develop a plan. There are free tools online at smokefree.gov and a toll-free number, 1-800-QUIT-NOW, to help you succeed. Download an app to track your progress. Source: Quit Smoking – American Dental Association