Now that the Christmas holiday has come and gone, you’re probably left with plenty of leftover sugary snacks. From Christmas cookies to pie, these delicious treats could end up putting your smile in danger. Let’s talk abut what our Tucson, AZ, patients can do to avoid tooth decay after the holidays!
Posts Categorized: Prevention
Will you be traveling for Thanksgiving or having family visit your home? Either way, we’re sure you have a wonderful meal planned with all of your holiday favorites. Unfortunately, some of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes tend to be high in sugar and other starches, making cavities more likely. However, there are steps our Tucson, AZ,… Read more »
Cavities are the culmination of a few different things. For instance, if you have poor hygiene practices, then oral bacteria can accumulate more than usual on your teeth. If you snack often or indulge in sugar-rich snacks and beverages, then you give those bacteria what they need to produce tooth-eroding acids. Because there are several… Read more »
With today’s advanced dental techniques and technology, rebuilding your smile after suffering from tooth loss is simpler and more effective than it’s ever been. However, preventing tooth loss whenever possible is still preferable when it comes to preserving the long-term health and integrity of your smile. The good news is the most common causes of… Read more »
Many adults would admit to having a so-called “sweet tooth.” Unfortunately, whether you like to indulge in a daily cookie, cupcake, bowl of ice cream, candybar, or even soda or sweetened tea or coffee, your little bad habit could add up to some pretty major dental problems. If you want to avoid cavities, which are… Read more »
Most people know that cavities are common dental problems, but few realize just how pervasive they have become. Recent studies indicate that nearly 90 percent of the adults in America will suffer from dental caries, commonly called cavities. Nearly one third of school-aged children are also likely to have cavities. Fortunately, you can do something… Read more »
Summer may be known as a time for visiting family, spending more time outdoors with friends, and frequenting local attractions, like the library, the park and the pool. But summer can also be a great time to visit the family dentist. After all, children are like adults, in that they need regular professional dental cleanings… Read more »