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Hot Health Trends 2012

What are the hot new health trends for 2012? According to  a national research group,The Values Institute at DGWB, we are going to be reading and talking about these health trends as the year goes on. Health Trends 2012: Natural energy drinks – Instead of Red Bull and Monster consumers will be looking for an… Read More »


Kim Kardashian Hates Dentists

Like a lot of celebrities Kim Kardashian loves Twitter but I guess she hates dentists. She tweeted yesterday that she is afraid of going to the dentist and had to spend the entire day in the dental chair having fillings. Actually she complimented her dentist but complained about fillings. Lots of people share her fear… Read More »


New Health Trends

A national research group called The Values Institute at DGWB surveyed consumers and determined the new health trends for 2012. They predict we’ll be hearing about: Natural energy drinks – consumers will be looking for an energy boost from more natural ingredients like vitamins and tea extracts and avoid chemically laden drinks like Red Bull… Read More »


Do You Need Braces?

Lots of adult patients ask if they need braces. For many of us the answer is yes for many different reasons. Some are parents that have witnessed the transformation in their own children and want a beautiful smile for themselves as well. Others are people who have just gotten tired of being uncomfortable smiling or… Read More »


Are You A Grinder?

Are you a grinder? Do you find yourself clenching or grinding your teeth together? Many people who grind their teeth don’t even realize it because they grind when they are asleep. When you grind your teeth on a regular basis you have a condition called bruxism. Bruxism can ruin your bite, damage your teeth and… Read More »


Midnight Munchies May Minimize Molars

Midnight muchies might do more than increase the size of your blue jeans. Eating late at night has been found to be bad for your dental health. A study published in the journal Eating Behaviors showedthat eating ate at night contributes to tooth loss and this outcome was not dependent upon the types of food… Read More »


New Year’s Resolution Easy To Keep

Almost half of American’s make New Year’s resolutions but most of us don’t achieve our goals. I have a suggestion for a resolution that can keep your smile beautiful and your heart healthy at the same time and it doesn’t involve a treadmill. Get your teeth cleaned on a regular basis! Sounds easy and too… Read More »


Fluoride Natural But Bacteria Learn To Fight Back

Fluoride is a naturally occurring substance that has been used for many years to fight the bacteria that cause tooth decay. Researchers now say the bacteria have learned how to fight back. Tooth decay is caused by bacteria and used to be epidemic in this country. About 60 years ago cities began adding this mineral… Read More »


Holday Can Stress Your Smile

Twas the night before Christmas and all through your mouth, holiday stress was helping bacteria in setting up house… Stress can cause lots of physical symptoms including headaches, skin rashes and increased blood pressure, but it can also cause problems with your oral health. Stress can show up in your mouth in the form of… Read More »


Dental Fears May Be Overcome

Feeling anxiety or fear when visiting the dentist is not unusual and dentists have many ways of making visits more comfortable. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your dental anxiety could be overcome once and for all? It is estimated that about 12% of people suffer from extreme anxiety over dental care. A study was recently… Read More »


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