Your Health For Tag "healthy smile"

  • Zucchini-Oatmeal Cookies
    Apr. 29, 2022

    Zucchini-Oatmeal Cookies


    Ingredients: ½ cup butter ¾ cup Stevia or other sugar substitute 1 egg ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ½ cups grated zucchini 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup quick cooking oats 1 cup granola 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In... More »

  • Your A to Z guide to vitamins and minerals for great oral health
    Mar. 2, 2022

    Your A to Z guide to vitamins and minerals for great oral health

    General oral health

    What’s the first thing you think about when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth? Brushing your teeth twice a day? Maybe it’s flossing daily. Or seeing your dentist regularly. Of course, those are all vital to good oral health. But have you considered how important your diet and nutrition are to a healthy smile? Here are key vitamins and minerals that can have an influence on your oral health.

  • Battle of the Brushes: Electric vs. Manual
    Jul. 25, 2020

    Battle of the Brushes: Electric vs. Manual

    General oral health

    Strong oral health begins with instilling the daily habits of brushing and flossing your teeth. The recommended brush time of two minutes twice daily ultimately adds up to 1,460 minutes of brushing your teeth each year. That is more than one full day of brushing. With all that brushing, you want to have a toothbrush you are comfortable with and is the best choice for you personally. Learning more about manual and electric toothbrushes will help you to decide which kind of toothbrush you prefer.

  • 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 »