The professional blog of Doctors Dan Bruce, Steve Bruce, Rosa Pothier and Rob Ririe
October is National Dental Hygiene month! Throughout the month, the American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) is focusing on raising awareness about the importance of good oral health. Their message centers around the four components of good oral hygiene:
- brushing for two minutes twice a day
- flossing once a day
- rinsing with mouthwash
- chewing with...Read More
Our office has recently started carrying products from The Dental Herb Company. These all natural products do not contain any alcohol, chemicals, SLS, artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or preservatives. They are made in the U.S. and not tested on animals.
The Dental Herb Company Tooth & Gums System...
The World's Craziest Toothbrush
The future of tooth brushing is here! The Blizzident toothbrush is made from 3D scanning and 3D printing and is shaped exactly like your teeth. The manufacturer claims that the Blizzident can clean all of your teeth in only 6 seconds. All you have to do is...Read More
A recent study published in the journal General Dentistry, claimed that diet soda can have the same effect on your teeth as methamphetamine and crack cocaine! Pretty scary, right?
The case study compared the oral health of three participants - one who drank two liters of diet soda daily...
Xylitol is a naturally occurring sugar substitute that is widely recognized for its dental and other health benefits. Xylitol is a five-carbon sugar alcohol found in fruits like plums, raspberries and strawberries; vegetables, such as lettuce and corncobs; and hard woods, like birch. It has 40% fewer calories than sugar...Read More
Nutrition and Dental Health
By: Carmen Oldenburg, MA, CHES
Guest author Carmen Oldenburg is a Health Educator and Mind/Body Specialist and helps patients with lifestyle education and health and wellness coaching.
Poor nutrition affects the entire immune system, thereby increasing susceptibility to many disorders. People with...Read More