Don’t Let Spring, Break Your Teeth!

Let’s face it, kids aren’t the only one who enjoy Easter candy each spring.  Jelly belly, chocolate bunnies, and peeps are just some of the treats blooming in their baskets.  After Halloween, Easter is the most popular holiday for candy sales.  This year, 87% of Americans plan to indulge in Easter candy.  While we love…

Resolve To Make A Healthier You In 2018

While you are resolving to improve to make a healthier “new you” don’t forget to include your mouth.  A healthy body is intricately entwined with oral health and our healthy habits will improve your overall wellness.  Consider our top 5 tips for a healthier mouth in the new year. Skip The Sugar: When sugar gets…

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Break The Fast: Why Breakfast is the most important meal of the day

Rise and shine…….it’s time to take on the day.  Now that you’re up, it’s time to focus on the most important meal of the day, breakfast.  You may be a person who spends very little or no time and thought on what you are going to eat in the morning.  Some of you may skip breakfast all together. …

Sweet Sugar-Free Recipes This Summer

Nothing tastes better than a cool, sweet treat during the hot summer months. Most desserts and snacks are loaded with sugar which can damage your teeth. Luckily, we have our favorite tasty sugar-free treats for you to test out this summer. Choco-Peanut Butter Bowl ½ cup lowfat cottage cheese 1 tbsp flax meal 1 tbsp...
Seabring Seafood

Keep Your Teeth Happy At The Seabring Seafood and Music Festival

In a few short days we celebrate the Sebring Seafood and Music Festival (Click HERE for more info).  The Festival includes two jam packed days filled with games and activities for kids, live music, and fun with friends. One of our favorite parts of the festival is all of the delish food options!  Not only is there amazing seafood,…

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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…

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…

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. …