Should I Drink Bottled or Tap Water?
The water bottle sales in America have drastically increased over the years. According to Statista, bottled water sales have increased by 3.6% since 2007, selling over 14.4 billion gallons. This is the highest volume of water ever sold in the United States. Benefits of Water Water has countless amounts of benefits for the human body. […]
Should I Get a Fluoride Treatment at The Dentist?
We have all been asked by the dentist if we want a fluoride treatment, and we’ve all heard that it’s important for our dental health. But, most of us don’t know the correct amount of fluoride to use and where to get it other than the dentist office. Fluoride can be found in some toothpaste, […]
Dear Friends and Families, We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to […]
Why Does Orange Juice Taste Bad After Brushing Your Teeth?
It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves. We did the right thing, brushing our teeth first thing in the morning to start the day off with clean teeth and fresh breath. Now, we want to sip on some refreshing, vitamin C-rich orange juice. However, most of us know this story all too well–the orange juice […]
4 Holiday Foods to Avoid
Everyone loves to eat their favorite foods, and certain foods are extra special because we only have them around the holidays! While we would never suggest that you skip out on your favorite holiday treats, we think it’s in everyone’s best interest to stay aware of which foods are the worst offenders. We put together […]
The Origins of Toothpaste
How Did Toothpaste Come to Be? These days, we have so many choices for toothpaste, it’s almost annoying. It’s hard to imagine a time when toothpaste as we know it didn’t even exist. But there was such a time! Before we hit the mark with the perfect blend of humectants, detergents, flavorings, and gentle abrasives, […]
What’s the Difference Between Plaque & Tartar?
Maybe, you’re confused about the difference between plaque and tartar, or think they’re both the same thing. Or maybe, Dr. Alrez told you you need a deep cleaning to get rid of tartar (find out what that means here). No matter what, telling plaque and tartar apart can help you better manage your oral health, […]
Braces vs. ClearCorrect®: What’s the Difference?
Deciding to straighten your teeth is the first step toward achieving the smile you’ve always wanted, but there is another important decision ahead of you: how will you do it? You could go the traditional route and straighten your teeth with metal braces. That’s always an option, and it’s never too late! In fact, according […]
Start The New Year With These Resolutions for Your Smile
What are your New Year’s resolutions for this year? If you’re like many people, you might resolve to focus on your health and well-being, exercise more and eat better, or simply ditch bad habits that aren’t working for you. In fact in 2017, NBC reported that the most common New Year’s resolution was to get […]
Can Pool Water Harm Your Teeth?
Swimming is a wonderful summer activity. It gives the whole family a chance to spend time together in the great outdoors, having fun while getting some exercise, too! Now that summer is winding down, many of us will be giving the swimming pool a final farewell with a long, fun-filled day in the water. We’re […]