Category Archives: General Dental Care

General topics for healthy teeth and a great smile

Is Your Thanksgiving Feast Good for Your Teeth?

Turkey The Good: This main course is packed with protein. The Bad: “Turkey can be difficult to eat because it sometimes gets stuck between your teeth,” says ADA spokesperson Dr. Kim Harms. “That’s where flossing can help.” The Bottom Line: It’s the star of the Thanksgiving table. Gobble it up! Cranberry Sauce The Good: It’s […]

Halloween Candy: Your Dental Health Survival Guide

Halloween may look a little different this year, but it still comes with ghosts, goblins and goodies—and the sugar in those treats can play some unwanted tricks on your teeth if you’re not careful. Here’s why: The bacteria in your mouth are probably more excited to eat Halloween candy than you are. When the bacteria […]