Some foods are better for teeth than others. Some are downright toxic. General rules are that the more sticky, the more acidic, and the higher the sugar content, the worse that food is for teeth. How do acid and sugar affect my teeth? The acid in food and drinks can eat away at your enamel […]
Most of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath – but not brushing your teeth could also have consequences for more serious illnesses. In this spotlight feature, to coincide with National Dental Hygiene Month, we peer beneath the plaque to investigate what other – perhaps […]
In recent months, various news agencies,1 social media sites and blogs have reported about the practice of “oil pulling” (swishing oil in the mouth) and its potential benefits on oral and general health. Websites that support natural therapies are also fanning hope—and strong emotions—about oil pulling procedures, with proponents claiming it enhances oral health, whitens […]
A man and his wife walked into a dentist’s office. The man said to the dentist, “Doc, I’m in one heck of a hurry. I have two buddies sitting out in my car waiting for us to go play golf, so forget About the anesthetic, I don’t have time for the gums to get numb. […]
Candy. Red wine. Coffee. Everyone knows those are no-nos when it comes to keeping your teeth healthy and white. But they’re not the only culprits that can wreak havoc in your mouth. Here are five surprising foods and drinks that can cause everything from stains to excess plaque to damaged teeth and gums. White wine. […]
Thank you, everyone who participated in our Name the Seahorse competition. There were a lot of great submissions, but after much deliberation the staff has voted to name our seahorse Flossy! Congratulations, Krissy Barcus! You win a gift basket!
Sara has created this beautiful seahorse mural for our waiting room. We need you to help us determine a name for the seahorse. Please reply to this post to submit suggestions. We will select a name from those submitted and the person with the winning submission will receive a gift basket!
Dr. Cruser volunteered for the Mission of Mercy program last week, helping provide dental care for those in need. Read the full story in VA Pilot online. Free dental clinic visits Virginia Beach Read More >>
After months of city council meetings with regular visits from citizens concerned about the fluoridated water supply, Dallas council members decided to take action. On the 23rd of April, the members officially chose to end fluoridating the water supply. This practice has gone on for five decades to prevent tooth decay, even though it has […]