Monday, June 3, 2013

Fluoridated Water

Most cities in Davis County now fluoridate their water.  More and more studies are showing the benefits of doing so, especially as our diets are filled with increasing amounts of sugar.  Check out the latest article here at Dentistry Today.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Want to Avoid Oral Cancer?

Want to avoid oral cancer?  It's easier than you think and all part of a healthy lifestyle.  Learn more here at Dentistry Today.

Monday, May 20, 2013

New Toothbrush after Illness

We've all done it:  After finally overcoming a cold or the flu, we go get a new toothbrush because the old one is contaminated with all those sick germs.  Well some researchers in Texas have just debunked that theory.  Read about it here on Dentistry Today.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Summer Eats and Your Teeth

Did you know that there are some foods, more prevalent in the summer, that pose dental concerns.  Check them out here on Dentistry Today.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Fruit Juices, A Problem?

We know they love that sweet, sticky drink and we think it's good for them -- after all, there's a whole serving of fruit, right?!  But serving our kids juices may actually be serving them oral health problems instead.  Read about it here in Dentistry Today.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Oral Piercings

It's cool, it's hip, it might even be fun but tongue piercings can be dangerous too.  Before you make the decision check out this article from Dentistry Today.

Monday, April 22, 2013

100 Years of Dental Hygiene

This year marks the 100 year anniversary of the opening of the first dental hygiene school in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  It all started with Dr. Alfred Fones who determined to improve oral health and prevent oral disease in his patients.  He trained his assistant to be what he called a dental hygienist and opened the first school for instruction in 1913.

And CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Dave's assistant Hayley for being accepted into the Dental Hygiene program at Weber State University.  

Monday, April 15, 2013

Kids, Snacks, Sugar

Another caution to be very aware of the sugar content in some of your kids' favorite snacks.

"New Snack May be Harmful to Children's Dental Health"

Remember to eat sugary snacks in moderation and drink lots of water to help minimize the impact on your kids' teeth.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Nothing to be afraid of

A study in the International Journal of Pediatric Dentistry suggests that Children may be afraid to visit the dentist because of their parents.

The study found that when a person fears a dental visit, his or her children will also develop that fear.  But there is hope to overcome it.

Read more here at Dentistry Today.