Archive for January, 2021

How Invisalign Makes You Healthier

Most people mistakenly assume that orthodontics is strictly cosmetic in nature.  Because Invisalign is the most cosmetic way to straighten teeth, patients often think there is no health benefit.  It is important to understand first that Invisalign is orthodontic treatment, not cosmetic dentistry, and second, that orthodontic treatment leads to a healthier mouth. What is […]

Does Drinking More Water Protect Your Teeth?

We frequently hear from healthcare providers and fitness experts that we should drink more water.  Water performs many essential functions in the body and helps us stay healthy.  Does this also apply to the teeth? Absolutely! This week’s blog will cover some important oral health benefits that you can receive from drinking more water. Supporting […]

Why is Sugar So Bad for My Teeth?

We grow up hearing that sugar is bad for our teeth.  We assume that people who have “bad teeth” consume large amounts of sugar.  Sugar is certainly one of the most important factors in the cavity process.  This week’s blog will help you understand the role sugar plays, and how you can protect your teeth […]

New Year’s Resolutions that are Good for Your Teeth

At the start of a new year, many people make New Year’s resolutions.  These are commitments to change something in your life, whether stopping a bad habit, starting a good habit, or simply trying something completely new.  The most common resolutions relate to improved health.  Many people resolve to exercise consistently, eat healthy, and lose […]