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Can Cavities Lead to Other Disease? 

The World Health Organization reports that worldwide, 60–90% of school children and nearly 100% of adults have dental cavities. But, did you know that cavities could leave you more prone to other illnesses? Read about the correlation between cavities and other diseases below. Tooth Decay Can Make You More Prone to Infection Severe cavities and tooth decay are major causes of […]

Stop! Don’t Brush Your Teeth Until You Read This.

Did you know that you should wait at least an hour after eating before brushing? In fact, brushing immediately after a meal may actually damage your teeth. Why Shouldn’t I Brush Right After Eating? Your tooth enamel works to protect your teeth, but acids created by food can wear away your enamel.  During meals, acid […]

7 Steps to Prevent Childhood Cavities

Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, and what’s worse is that 20% of children’s cavities are left untreated. But there’s good news: cavities are nearly 100% preventable. Follow these seven steps to prevent cavities in your children’s teeth, and save a trip to the dentist! Pick a Dental Home by Age One Pediatric […]

6 Ways to Protect Your Child’s Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is the first line of defense your teeth have against plaque and cavities. It is the white, visible part of the tooth and it is also the hardest part of the human body. Unfortunately, tooth enamel takes a lot of abuse from sugar, bacteria and other degenerative factors. So how can you protect […]