Your Health For Tag "dental blog"

  • Green Vanilla Mint Smoothies
    Mar. 14, 2023

    Green Vanilla Mint Smoothies


    Ingredients: 1 ½ frozen bananas ¾ cup canned coconut milk 1 ½ cups fresh spinach 10-15 fresh mint leaves 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: Blend all ingredients until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Pour into a glass and add a mint leaf for garnish, if desired. Enjoy!

  • Does Laughing Gas Really Make You Laugh?
    Apr. 1, 2016

    Does Laughing Gas Really Make You Laugh?

    General oral health

    “Relax, take deep breaths and count back from 100,” is something your dentist may have told you before undergoing a complex dental procedure. You've been informed that you will be inhaling laughing gas, but oral surgery is no laughing matter – so where does the name come from? Dentists use laughing gas, also known as... More »

  • Is Oil Pulling a Safe Practice?
    Jul. 22, 2014

    Is Oil Pulling a Safe Practice?

    General oral health

    Oil pulling has been in the news and all over social media as of late. Oil pulling is the practicing of swishing oil in your mouth, which supposedly cleans your teeth and gums. But does it work? Well, there is a lack of evidence to support that oil pulling has any oral health benefits.  Luckily,... More »

  • Teeth Whitening: Risks and Rewards
    Jun. 17, 2014

    Teeth Whitening: Risks and Rewards

    General oral health

    To achieve a brighter, whiter smile, more people are considering teeth-whitening methods. These lift stains and improve discoloration. Over time, teeth may darken because of tobacco use or drinking coffee, tea, or red wine regularly. The food you eat can also cause tinted teeth. Foods like blackberries and carrots tend to deposit stains on the... More »

  • Mouthguards and Summer Sports
    Jun. 10, 2014

    Mouthguards and Summer Sports

    Children’s Oral Health

    “Take me out to the ball game” has a much better ring to it than “take me out to the dentist,” don't you think? That's why you and your children should always wear a mouth guard when playing any sport or activity – baseball included – that carries a risk of mouth injury. Young athletes are... More »

  • Pet Dental Health Month: Pets Need Dental Care, Too!
    Feb. 11, 2014

    Pet Dental Health Month: Pets Need Dental Care, Too!

    General oral health

    Don't turn your nose to your pet's bad breath! Oral health care for pets is just as important as oral health care for humans. With February being National Pet Dental Health Month, it is extremely important to help improve the oral health (and overall health) of your pets. All too often, dental care is something... More »

  • From Newborn to Baby: Oral Health Guidance
    Feb. 6, 2014

    From Newborn to Baby: Oral Health Guidance

    Children’s Oral Health

    To say new parents are busy is an understatement. Between diaper changings, frequent feedings and not-so-frequent naps, new parents often don't realize that it's never too early to help little ones get started down the path toward a lifetime of good oral health. NEWBORN Even though most babies are born without teeth, they still need..