Basic superfoods for your teeth and gum health

Eat a mostly whole foods diet with lots of lean protein and fresh vegetables. Avoid most processed foods, especially those that are high in simple sugars. Take your fish oil. Want to go for bonus marks? Here are a few foods, nutrients, and/or supplements that may play a specific role in oral health. Continue Reading →

2015 Dental Tips from Downtown Concord Dental

Summer is here! You can maintain a healthy summer smile without having to give up many of your favorite activities and foods! Summertime enjoying the much-awaited break, slow down and perhaps soak up a little more time with family and friends. Summertime is not the time to forget about your dental care routines as could Continue Reading →

Sugar still Impacting on Tooth Decay of great Concern

Many people don’t realize it but the adverse impact of sugar intake is just as bad for teeth as it is for the increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Here in Sugar Nation, the average American downs 70 pounds of added sugars each year. Sugars are crammed into and hidden in Continue Reading →

Ways to Save on Dental Care

Don’t have dental coverage? You’re in good company. The National Association of Dental Plans reports that in 2012, more than 40 percent of Americans lacked dental coverage. The Affordable Care Act now requires that all individual and small group market plans cover pediatric oral health services but not adult oral health. Even for those who Continue Reading →

Acidic Drinks Can Damage Kids’ Teeth Permanently, Expert Warns

 High acidity levels in soft drinks, fruit juice and sports beverages pose a threat to youngsters’ teeth, a new study reports. “Our research has shown that permanent damage to the tooth enamel will occur within the first 30 seconds of high acidity coming into contact with the teeth. This is an important finding and it Continue Reading →