Ditch The Red Cup And Try These Holiday Flavored Smoothies

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Ditch The Red Cup And Try These Holiday Flavored Smoothies

Sugary drinks cause havoc on your teeth and who wants a cavity for Christmas? Skip the sugary drinks served in red cups and swap them for these delicious smoothie recipes. Better still, serve them during your holiday gatherings and people won’t know they are drinking something healthy! Cinnamon Roll Smoothie: 1 Cup vanilla almond milk 1…

Six Simple Ways to Whiten Your Teeth Naturally

Who doesn’t want whiter teeth?  Over time, factors including aging, decades of coffee consumption, smoking, or even a poor diet, your pearly whites can fade to yellow or worse, brown.   This leads to embarrassment over their teeth and some people even try to conceal their teeth when they smile.  The good news is that you…

Top Dental Apps For You And Your Family

Yep, there is literally an app for everything, including dentistry.  Technology makes everything easier and we think there are apps you need to know about to help take care of your smile.  Click on the links below to download some of our favorites: Brush DJ: Brush DJ makes brushing fun while making sure you brush…

Keep Calm and Get Your Kids Excited About Their First Dental Visit:

A child’s first dental check-up is an important milestone, but can also be a scary one. Once your baby’s first tooth appears, it is time to schedule their first visit sometime within the next six months.  We recommend scheduling the appointment early in the day so your child is alert. It is important to remain calm…

10 Fun Facts About Your Teeth

Teeth don’t have to be boring, in fact, we think they are quite fun!  We want to share our love of teeth with our readers by providing you fun facts about teeth .  We had so much fun creating this list and hope you enjoy learning more about your teeth: Just like fingerprints, your teeth…

Tooth Decay: The #1 Chronic Disease Among Children

Tooth decay (cavities) is the single most common childhood disease.  Each year, hundreds of thousands of children nationwide go untreated for tooth decay.  This infectious disease can emerge in children as young as 6 months, as their teeth begin to appear.  Children who drink large quantities of sugary liquids including milk, juice, and formula are…

What Your Mouth Says About Your Health

A healthy mouth is essential for overall health and can also help prevent medical diseases.  Your mouth provides a snapshot into what’s going on throughout your body.  Routine dental screenings can provide early detection for diseases and problems that need to be addressed. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, over 90% of all systematic…

Don’t Let Your Dental Benefits Go To Waste

THE END OF THE YEAR IS approaching fast! Before year’s end, our team at Dental Care of Mid Florida wants to remind you to take a look at your dental insurance benefits! Insurance Benefits Typically Don’t Roll Over To Next Year Each year your dental insurance company probably gives you a maximum amount of available benefits. Since those benefits…

Sugary Sweets That Can Haunt Your Smile

Halloween’s coming which means sweet treats in the weeks ahead.  It’s no surprise that sugar damages your teeth.  When sugar gets trapped on your teeth, the natural bacteria in your mouth feeds on sugar and breaks down the enamel on your teeth.  The longer sugar lingers on your teeth the more likely damage can occur. …