The Best (and Worst) Candy for Your Teeth

As each October creeps up on Cindy Flanagan, DDS, MAGD, spokesperson for the Academy of General Dentistry(AGD), her mind always wanders to the amount of sweets both children and adults will be consuming during the last few months of the year. "Too many sweets can cause a spooky mouth," says Dr. Flanagan. "People have the [...]

By |2020-02-03T16:03:33-06:00October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Halloween and Your Teeth: 10 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter.  No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of health and safety challenges. Here are 10 ways you can help your children stay MouthHealthy during Halloween and [...]

By |2016-10-12T18:19:19-06:00October 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Guide to Nighttime Oral Care

Keeping your teeth strong, your gums healthy, and your smile bright is not just a day job; your mouth needs protection at night too. Donna L. Zak, D.D.S., of Zak & Frankel Dental Associates in New York City, explains: "Nighttime oral hygiene is important because while we're sleeping, we're not swallowing, so the bacteria in [...]

By |2020-02-03T16:03:33-06:00September 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments