Can Eating Disorders Hurt My Teeth?

Eating Disorders and Oral Health More than 10 million Americans currently are affected by serious eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.  While anyone can suffer from an eating disorder, they are most common in teenagers and young adult women. In...

Will Drinking From A Straw Protect Your Teeth?

In a word, YES! Sipping drinks through a straw can certainly provide an additional layer of protection for our teeth and gums. Especially when we take to sloshing down some sugary slurry or acidic alcohol, straws can help prevent the cavity creeps from making holes in...

Allergies Exposed to Latex Proteins

When exposed to latex proteins, a latex-sensitive individual may experience minor symptoms, such as hives or nasal congestion. Severe cases may result in anaphylaxis. This is a dangerous reaction that causes a drop in blood pressure; difficulty breathing; swelling of...

Tips for selecting foods that are more healthful to your child’s teeth

Foods That Keep Healthy Smiles Experts agree that children need food from all the major food groups to grow properly and stay healthy. Too many carbohydrates, both sugars (for example, from cake, cookies, candies, milk, and other sugary foods and beverages) and savory...