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How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth

November 28, 2018

How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth

How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth Dental cavities, or tooth decay, affect over 90% of the U.S. adult population. Gum disease, while less common, still affects an alarming 50% of adults over the age of 30.  U.S. children are suffering too, with tooth decay affecting more than 40% of those between the ages of 2 and 19.  Although gum disease is more common in adults (one in every two of them have ...

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Sept 2018 - Black Teeth

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Everybody wants to look good and we have set our sights on our Hollywood idols to follow and imitate. We envy them for their beautiful skin, slender bodies and pearly white teeth. Particularly that million-dollar smile is something that leave many people mesmerized. Sadly, only a few of us are gifted with that bright smile. While some of us are luckier with yellow teeth only, there are those who have it worse—black teeth. This ...

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August 2018 - Dentures

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Dentists generally prescribe dentures for patients who are missing teeth. Some of these patients willingly subscribe to the dentist’s recommendation for esthetic reasons. After all, it’s difficult to smile with some teeth missing. An opportunity to have back a complete set of teeth is a good confidence booster for someone who has lost it. While the patient concerns himself with beauty and appearance, dentists are more concerned about the adverse effects on someone ...

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July 2018 - Missing Teeth

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Dentists recommend the use of partial dentures for people with missing teeth. These dentures help fill the gap created by teeth that were extracted or missing or that fell out. What most people understand is that this orthodontic device serves esthetic purposes so that people with missing teeth are no longer restricted in flashing their smiles. In a way, using dentures help boost a person’s confidence, making them feel good about themselves and their ...

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June 2018 - Sensible Healthy Eating Habits

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Sensible Healthy Eating Habits: Keys to Strong and Healthy Teeth One of the common misconceptions about dental health is that it can only be obtained through brushing and flossing. But those habits alone won’t suffice. In addition, your teeth, bones and gums still need proper nutrition to become strong and healthy. Ideally, you should eat balanced and healthy meals. Columbia University College of Dental Medicine’s Dr. Courtney Chin, DDS, MPH, affirms that what ...

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May 2018 - Beautiful Teeth

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Having a Hollywood Smile Having beautiful teeth enhances the physical beauty of a person. Lovely pearly whites always strike a pretty picture. Take for instance Hollywood actresses Julia Roberts, Jessica Alba and Anne Hathaway. Their beautiful marble-like teeth are beautifully aligned, making them drop-dead gorgeous. Unfortunately, most of us are not gifted with such lovely teeth. Some of us are plagued with cavities and tooth decay, while others have widely spaced teeth. While cavities can ...

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April 2018 - Eating Healthy

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Eating Healthy to Build Strong Teeth Many mothers express their concerns regarding their kids’ eating habits. Naturally they want their kids to eat lunches that are healthful and good for them. However, making them eat healthfully is hard to do.  A mom of two boys, Geraldine Gennari expressed her sentiments on the matter. “Most days, my sons will eat the apples or other fruit I pack for lunch, but what they really want is what ...

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March 2018 - Sweets

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What’s Wrong with Sugary Sweets? Sugary snacks are a good motivational tool. If you want kids to study their lessons, use sugary snacks to motivate them to open their books. If you want them to help with the chores at home and offer sugary sweets as reward, they’ll get the job done. Truly, sugary snacks are excellent leverage devices in dealing with kids. However, sugary snacks can have a bad effect on their ...

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February 2018 - Dental Health

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Indulging in Healthy Foods for Better Dental Health Feeding your kids can be difficult. They are usually picky with their food usually preferring junk food over the healthy food that they should be eating. Try bringing them to the grocery store and you’ll see them grabbing the sugary and starchy items instead of apples and oranges. This can be a disaster for children’s health; not to mention, their dental health. You see, eating ...

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January 2018 - Emergencies

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Dental Accidents (And What to Do If It Happens to You) Have you noticed how most athletes (boxers, football players, etc.) wear mouthguards for every game? This protective gear helps prevent jaw and tooth injuries. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists highly recommends wearing one when engaging in physical sports like boxing, basketball, football, wrestling and other similar activities. Think of it as armor and a cushion for your teeth, protecting them from an ...

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