Dental Health

How Do Energy Drinks Impact Your Teeth?

You may know that sodas are harmful for your teeth, due to the high levels of sugar in those drinks. But have you thought about another popular beverage promising a rush of energy, the energy drink? Here’s what happens when you consume energy drinks on a regular basis. Why Energy Drinks Harm Your Teeth Counter […]

Top Ways Your Dental Health Affects Your Overall Health

Your eyes may be a window to your soul, but your mouth is a window to your overall health. See how everything from the foods you eat to your oral hygiene habits can affect your whole-body wellbeing as well as your teeth and gums. The Relationship Between Oral Health and Whole-Body Health Your mouth is […]

Tricks to Fight Sugar Cravings

If you experience sugar cravings, you are not alone. Your brain convinces you that a sugary treat will be a reward and you start to want it. These tips may help you fight sugar cravings naturally. Understanding Sugar Cravings Sugar cravings are different from hunger. Your body doesn’t need food when you get the urge […]

How Vitamins and Minerals Affect Your Teeth

You know vitamins and minerals are an important part of a healthy diet, but do you know how they affect your teeth? While vitamins play an important role in oral health, too much of a good thing can be bad. Here are our Tampa dentist’s recommendations regarding vitamins and minerals for oral health. Vitamins and […]

How Sugar Destroys Your Teeth

You know that sugar is bad for your teeth, but do you know why? Learn how sugar harms your teeth and overall health. Sugar attracts bad bacteria Bacteria live all over your body, including in your mouth. Some bacteria are beneficial (like the beneficial bacteria found in fermented foods including yogurt), while other bacteria are […]

Can Gum Actually Help to Clean Your Teeth?

Normally, dentists aren’t big fans of sugary substances like gum and candies. But there are some gums that are good for you because they help clean your teeth. Here’s what you need to know about gum that could be good for you. Gum That’s Good For You Before you cheer the big news, let us […]

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Dental X-rays are an important part of your oral health. They allow our dentist to examine the interior of your teeth, so we can spot problems such as cavities, impaction, and tooth decay. By fixing these problems quickly — with the help of x-rays — we can take better care of your teeth and your […]

EZ-Align: Custom Series of Aligners

Straight teeth are an important component of a healthy natural smile, yet many people put off braces because they don’t think they can afford them. Others worry that braces will be painful. The good news is, the industry has changed and braces are no longer the only — or even the best — option. At […]

Secrets to a Healthier Smile

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. To make sure their impression is positive and to take care of your health, learn the secrets of a healthier smile. 1. See Your Dentist We may be biased about this, but dental care is an important part of a healthy smile! Most […]

Ways to Minimize the Chances of Mouth Sores

Mouth sores can be unpleasant and unsightly. Fortunately they can be prevented. Learn best practices to reduce the development of common types of mouth sores. Common Types of Mouth Sores You may be wondering what our Tampa dentist means when we say mouth sores. Here are a few common examples: Cold sore – oral sore […]