SEE SPECIAL OFFER BELOW. GOOD THRU March 31, 2016. It's common knowledge that sugar isn't good for your teeth and can lead to cavities and tooth loss, but there's many more reasons to overcome a sugar craving. 76 reasons, to be exact, are found in the book Lick the Sugar Habit, by Nancy Appleton, PhD. If you'd like to end your relationship with sugar but need a little … [Read more...] about 5 Dangers of Sugar & Dental Cleaning Offer
Daytime clenching and nighttime grinding will erode the height of your teeth over time. Most patients we see are not even aware of these habits. Typically, the grinding and clenching is caused by stress. This article has some great tips to help relieve stress, however the first step is becoming aware of the habit. Some additional reasons for clenching could … [Read more...] about Are Your Teeth Shrinking From Stress?
Your Dental Exam Might Hold Some Clues Did you know that your teeth, gums and tongue are like indicator lights on your car dashboard? When you get regular exams and cleanings, any “indicator lights” pointing to infection, decay or other unwanted conditions can be detected and even halted in their tracks. If Your Mouth Could Talk Cleaning infected gums early helps … [Read more...] about Tired or Just Not Feeling Well?
Could Your Eating Habits Be Causing Your Dental Problems? Often patients come in with chipped teeth or premature wear on the teeth that could very well be caused by the way they're eating. Hitting the teeth on the fork when putting food in the mouth or chomping down too hard when chewing are two prime examples. A new way of dieting that doesn’t involve changing your food … [Read more...] about Mindful Eating: Even Google’s Into It
Alignment and Balance Can Help Prevent "Dental Aging." Have you noticed any of these telltale signs of imbalance? Thinning of your lips. Wrinkles or sagging around your mouth and jaw. A wearing down of your teeth causing your chin to get closer to your nose. You avoid chewing on one side of your mouth. You have missing or cracked teeth. You don’t smile for … [Read more...] about Anti-Aging Dentistry Defined