Cavity Bacteria Can Invade Your Heart

We’ve been hearing more and more about the link between oral health and heart health.  We’ve always known that taking care of our mouths helped us with overall well-being, but now there is a direct correlation between taking care of our mouth and taking care of our heart.  Cavity causing bacteria has been found in the body and can wreak … Read More

How Does Xylitol Work?

The previous post discussed some of the benefits of the natural sweetener, Xylitol.  Many find it fascinating, that something sweet can actually be good for your teeth and it left many people wondering, how does it work exactly, and will it really improve your oral health?  The article “Xylitol: Sweet for Your Teeth” found on Worldental.org discusses in detail exactly … Read More

Dentists Say Brush Your Teeth With Sugar!

More and more dentists are encouraging brushing your teeth with sugar.  How can this be?  The type of sugar they want you to brush with is very specific.  It’s called Xylitol and it’s a naturally occurring alcohol sugar readily available to consumers throughout the nation.  One of the more common places it is used is in chewing gums such as … Read More

What is Conscious Sedation Dentistry?

If you meet with your Miami sedation dentist, you might hear him talk about conscious sedation dentistry.  But what is the difference between conscious sedation and sedation dentistry?  Basically, with conscious sedation, the patient is awake and verbally responsive but in a very relaxed state. The type of anesthesia used for conscious sedation is also sometimes used for brain surgeries … Read More

Cosmetic Dentists Recommend Healthy Food

We all know some of the bad foods that will harm our teeth over time including candy, soda, and sugar.  The good news is that cosmetic dentists are aware of some healthy foods that can actually help to keep your teeth in good shape.  These foods will not cancel out the need for oral care and you still may need … Read More

Can Pregnant Women Treat Gum Disease?

According to the article “Gum Disease Treatment Safe for Pregnant Women” found on WFAA.com, a new study reveals an unborn baby’s health will not be affected by the treatment of gum disease.  This is great news for pregnant women since it’s been long recognized that hormonal changes in pregnant women make them more susceptible to inflammation of the gums and bacterial infections … Read More

Avoid Putting Off Dental Treatment

The economic climate currently has many consumers worried about finances and rightfully so.  It’s important to save money where you can and eliminate unnecessary costs.  One cost that is being cut, but should not, is getting important dental procedures completed as soon as possible. According to the article “Deferring Dental Treatment Unwise, Warns BDA” from MedicareNewsToday.com, 59% of dentists questioned … Read More

Eating Your Way to Healthy Teeth

We all know brushing your teeth and flossing daily are great practices to maintain a healthy mouth, but did you know that there are foods you can eat regularly to support strong teeth? According to fatfreekitchen.com, there are numerous foods which actually strengthen teeth by massaging gums and cleansing the mouth.  Fiber rich raw foods are the best to eat … Read More