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Christmas Foods to Avoid for Fresh Breath

By: Capitol Hill Times 🎉 The holidays bring lots of good food, drink, and socializing, but sometimes the conversations may be short due to what you’re eating. Dr. Harold Katz, developer of the TheraBreath line of oral products and widely recognized as “America’s Bad Breath Doctor” says there are certain holiday foods to avoid – if you don’t […]

Removing plaque and tartar from teeth

By: Jamie Eske, Medical News Today The buildup of plaque tartar on the teeth can cause bad breath, tooth decay, and gum disease. However, several simple home remedies can help treat and prevent plaque and tartar. Learn them via Medical News Today! The Woodview Oral Surgery Team Plaque is a soft, sticky film that builds […]

What can cause gum pain?

By: Rachel Nall RN MSN, Medical News Today The gums are soft, fleshy tissue that supports and protects the teeth. Gum pain can be a sign of irritation, infection, or injury to the gums and teeth. Medical News Today discussed some of the possible causes of gum pain, treatment, home remedies, prevention, and when to […]

Breastfeeding: 6 Things Nursing Moms Should Know About Dental Health

By: Mouth Healthy, American Dental Association (ADA) 🤱 Breastfeeding can help your baby’s body fight infections and reduce health risks like asthma, ear infections, SIDS and obesity in children and studies show nursing moms may lower their chances of developing breast and ovarian cancer. But did you know breastfeeding can impact the dental health of both […]

Baby Teeth

By: MouthHealthy, American Dental Association (ADA) 👶 If you think your baby’s toothless smile is cute, just wait until their first few teeth make an appearance! After that first tooth comes in, don’t forget to follow these key takeaways from the American Dental Association to care for your baby’s oral health! The Woodview Oral Surgery Team […]

Which comes first, brushing or flossing? New study shows that we should clean between our teeth before brushing

By: George Bushell, Oral Health Foundation Brushing may come before flossing in the dictionary, but it shouldn’t when it comes to our teeth according to the Oral Health Foundation! The Woodview Oral Surgery Team That’s because new research has shown interdental cleaning before brushing is the best way to clean our teeth effectively. The study found […]

Why do our kids have tooth decay?

By: Alvin Danenberg, DDS, DrBicuspid.com  DYK that the primary reasons our kids have tooth decay and gum disease are because of nutritional deficiencies? Some of the top causes related to this issue are acidic and sugary drinks, compromised gut bacteria, and a sedentary lifestyle. 👩🏾‍⚕️ Worried about your kids? DrBicuspid has some advice!  The Woodview Oral Surgery Team Our […]