Tag Archives: caries

Dentists Take on the Soda Industry

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

While the dental community has long understood the impact sugar plays in the development of tooth decay, we have only recently begun to recognize the pervasiveness of sugar in our food supply. Added sugar is present in virtually all processed … Continue reading

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Cavity fact or myth: do your patients know the difference?

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

The Children’s Dental Health Project (CDHP) released the results of their survey of over 1,000 US adults and found most were misinformed and confused about the prevention and transmission of caries. This confusion contributes to the continuing prevalence of tooth … Continue reading

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Secrets to a Lifetime of Healthy Teeth

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

Healthy teeth start before we’re even born. Babies are not born with the particular strains of bacteria that cause tooth decay. However, these bacteria are quickly transmitted to the baby thru the saliva of family members by sharing food, utensils, … Continue reading

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Fluoride is Not Just for Kids Any More

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Recare, Total Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named community water fluoridation one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century. According to the American Dental Association, scientific research has consistently shown that an optimal level of fluoride in … Continue reading

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