Monthly Archives: September 2016

The ADA Weighs in On the Benefits of Flossing

In its recent dietary guidelines for Americans, the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services quietly dropped any mention of flossing. At the same time, the American Academy of Periodontology acknowledged that most of the current evidence in favor … Continue reading

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Dental Sealants

A dental sealant is a thin, protective coating placed on the chewing surface of permanent teeth. They are typically placed on molars, the back teeth we use to chew with, which are an ideal hiding place for leftover food and … Continue reading

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Dental Health Tips for Breastfeeding Moms

The overall health benefits of breastfeeding are well known. Breastfeeding can help a baby’s body fight infections and reduce health risks such as asthma, ear infections, SIDS and obesity in children. It may also help nursing moms lower their chances … Continue reading

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