Category «Winston-Salem Dentist Enlighten Dental»

Be Aware of Sipping, Snacking and Tooth Decay during National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a month-long national health observance to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others. These days, families are faced with a bewildering array of food choices, particularly among the many sugar-laden processed convenience meals and snack foods. Americans are consuming foods …

Tap Water Is Good for You

Trendy sparkling and flavored waters are better than sugary sodas, but the best drink for your teeth is plain old tap water. In Winston-Salem, our local drinking water meets all safe water quality standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency, and it contains fluoride, which is beneficial for teeth of all ages.

Meet Annie Mae!

We are so excited to introduce you Annie Mae, our new therapy dog team member! Annie Mae was the smallest and most docile of a litter of nine goldendoodles. She is very loving and wants to be picked up so she can nuzzle her nose into your neck. Friday, January 8, was her first day …

Don’t Forget the Cranberries!

This Thanksgiving, make sure cranberries are on the menu … but without adding sugar. The nutrients in cranberries, called polyphenols, help protect teeth against a strand of bacteria responsible for accelerating tooth decay. When bacteria bind together, it creates plaque on your teeth. The polyphenols help prevent the bacteria from sticking together. So enjoy the …