The professional blog of Doctors Dan Bruce, Steve Bruce, Rosa Pothier and Rob Ririe
Pregnancy and Dental Care
Several of my patients have approached me recently with questions concerning dental care during pregnancy. Some of the common questions that arise are: Is dental treatment safe during pregnancy? Will anesthetics, medications, and x-rays be harmful to the baby? What are things I...Read More
Five Ways to Reduce Dental Costs
Receiving regular dental care is important to maintaining your oral and overall health. However, many people avoid visiting the dentist as often as they should because of money. This is often counterproductive because preventive dental treatment can...Read More
Sugar Consumption and Dental Health
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has waged war on excess sugar consumption. In his new documentary, Jamie's Sugar Rush, he highlights the "devastating" effects sugar consumption is having on people's dental health. Of particular concern is how sugar is negatively impacting children's' oral health.
According to Dr. Nigel...Read More
You may be unknowingly contributing to ocean pollution every time you brush your teeth or wash your face. Many personal care products and cosmetics contain small pieces of plastic called microbeads. These microbeads are not filtered out by wastewater treatment systems and end up in our waterways and oceans where they...Read More
February is National Children's Dental Health Month. Each year, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors this event to highlight the importance of good oral care for children. This year's campaign slogan is "Defeat Monster Mouth."
Good oral hygiene and regular dental care are essential for every child's overall well-being. Poor...
There are a lot of beverage options available and some are better for your dental health than others. The link between sugary drinks like soda and dental caries is well established, but what about other drinks such as 100% juice? While 100% juice contains no added sugar, it does have...Read More