LIKE A PARENT OR RELATIVE, we encourage you to “stand up straight,” but not just to avoid back problems or looking slouchy. You should practice good posture because it’s good for your oral and overall health.
SOME PEOPLE BELIEVE BABY TEETH ARE NOT IMPORTANT because they’re temporary. Not only is that incorrect, it can be dangerous. The health of baby teeth can affect permanent teeth, not to mention speech and jaw development.
To better ensure good oral health, you and your child should come in and visit with us.
AN ALLIGATOR HAS 80+ TEETH that can each be replaced up to 50 times during its life! Potentially, that’s thousands of teeth! You may be thinking, “Wow, that’s cool… But why are we talking about alligator teeth on this human dental blog?” Well, alligators may be helping scientists learn how to stimulate tooth renewal in humans.
WHY ARE CERTAIN CANDIES so bad for our teeth? One reason is all that sugar, of course. We know that. Here’s something you may not think about as often… Many popular treats include the descriptors tart, tangy, and sour. It seems the more bitter, the better.
Trouble is, our teeth are paying the price for this sour trend and we continue to see the damage.