Sugars, Acids, and Your Teeth

We are often told that sugary foods will rot your teeth. But did you know that acidic foods are also bad for your teeth? The sugars present in foods are consumed by bacteria in the mouth, which then convert it to acids. It is the acid present, not the sugar itself, that causes damage to your smile. Thus, naturally and... read more »

What You Need to Know About E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes tend to be a popular alternative to the conventional cigarette. While avoiding traditional smoke may be useful, there is still some risk to using them. Furthermore, using e-cigarettes may not be great for your overall health, but would you be surprised to learn that they can affect your oral health as well? E-cigarettes contain the addictive drug nicotine. Although... read more »

Can Dental Sealants Help You?

Preventing cavities with your daily brushing and flossing routine along with regular dental checkups and cleanings can go a long way to helping teeth remain cavity-free. And since the 1970’s, dental sealants have been proven effective at helping molars and premolars remain maintain healthy molars. Known as pit and fissure sealants, dental sealants shield the back teeth from bacterial plaque and... read more »