Archive for January, 2017

Tea and your Teeth

According to a study in the journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, brewed tea is one of the best drink options for your teeth. The study found that the effect of black or green tea on tooth enamel was similar to that of water, which has no erosive effect. The study clearly showed that […]

Periodontics

Periodontal disease is a common infection around your tooth affecting your gums. There are many risk factors, including tobacco use, medications, hormone fluctuations and genetics. A deep cleaning and consultation with your dentist can help correct this problem.

Dental Medication

  At times physicians and dentists recommend patients take antibiotics before certain dental procedures. This is called antibiotic prophylaxis. But why do healthcare providers suggest this extra step? We all have bacteria in our mouths, and a number of dental treatments can allow bacteria to enter the bloodstream. For most of us, this isn’t a […]

Nutrition

Great nutrition plays a part in keeping your smile healthy!