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Six Tricks that Treat Your Teeth

During this month of candy and costumes, the health of our teeth is often forgotten. So here are some tricks that can help keep scary things from happening to your teeth. An apple a day keeps the dentist away. There are a wide variety of delicious apples available now, and this firm, crisp fruit helps …

Five Facts You Need to Know about Sugar and Your Teeth

Just in time for Halloween and the holidays, here are five important things you need to know about sugar and your teeth. Sugar is in a lot of things. When thinking about sugar, we most commonly think of “sucrose,” the white table sugar that comes from sugar beets and sugar cane. But basically, anything with …

National Brush Day Is November 1 — Are You Brushing Correctly?

Right after Halloween, one of the most candy-filled days of the year, we will celebrate National Brush Day on November 1. National Brush Day highlights the importance in making sure kids brush for two minutes, twice a day, every day of the year.  Tooth decay is a common disease — affecting 16.5 million children in the …

Winston-Salem Dentist: “Halloween Candy Is a Scary Treat for Your Teeth”

October is here, and the candy aisles are filled with those delicious Halloween treats. It’s hard to resist stocking up for the big night without sampling. And then when your kids bring home the big bonanza on October 31 … OK, we know how hard it is to resist raiding the candy bag. But at …