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Healthy foods for healthy teeth

Posted on: March 7, 2017
We all know what sugary foods and drinks can do to harm teeth, but there are also yummy things that can help your pearly whites. The American Dental Association says these foods contain nutrients that can help build strong teeth: Dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt, which are rich in ...
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Super Bowl Snacks and Your Teeth

Posted on: January 18, 2017
We have 1 more weekend of playoffs left before the super bowl, so we still have plenty of time to prepare a tooth healthy menu plan for the big game! Foods to Avoid: 1) Soda-acidic beverages can do a lot of damage on your teeth(even diet), but if you must, use a straw to ...
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Diabetes and Oral Health

Posted on: November 8, 2016
November is Diabetes awareness month. Diabetes affects your whole body and increases your risk of dental disease. Healthy blood sugar levels will lower the risk of gum disease. Brushing, flossing, routine dental exams/ professional cleanings, controlling your blood sugar and watching your diet are extremely important! Lots of diabetics suffer from lack ...
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The benefits of xylitol in your chewing gum!

Posted on: June 1, 2016
Xylitol is a natural sugar found in plant material used as a sweetener in various chewing gums, certain candies, and a variety of other dental related products. Studies show that xylitol can be directly beneficial to your dental health when used regularly because the mouth processes it into an acid that doesn't cause ...
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Why do I have bad breath?

Posted on: February 24, 2016
Almost everyone has dealt with bad breath at some point. Bad breath is mainly caused from the bacteria that live and thrive in the mouth. Reasons for bad odor include poor dental hygiene, infections in the mouth, certain foods and drinks, medications, tobacco use, dry mouth, and medical illnesses. Ways to ...
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High Fructose Corn Syrup vs. Sugar in Your Soft Drink

Posted on: August 4, 2015
Some soft drink companies are now marketing sodas with real sugar in them as opposed to high fructose corn syrup. So what is the difference? And, which one is better for your teeth? There are many kids of sugar found in everyday foods that you eat, the main types being glucose, ...
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Why is my dentist concerned about cough drops?

Posted on: November 18, 2014
Cold and flu season is here and with that is an increase in the number of people taking cough drops or syrups to treat their symptoms. Did you know many of those remedies are full of sugar? Refined sugars are especially bad for your teeth and the frequency you consme the ...
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How Caffeine Can Effect Your Dental Health

Posted on: April 29, 2014
Moderate amounts of caffeine are considered safe for you to consume, but large amounts of drinks and foods that contain caffeine can cause damage to your teeth. It is known that the amount of caffeine you consume can affect the health and appearance of your teeth. Knowing these effects can ...
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Happy New Year from Drs Eric and Casey Burns and Staff

Posted on: January 7, 2014
As the holiday season comes to close, we bid the year adieu and welcome the 2014 with open arms. The Dental Office of Drs. Eric and Casey Burns bring in the new year with a list of resolutions in mind. With new resolutions being made, we were led to urge ...
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