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How Acidic Foods Affects Teeth and Which To Avoid

Brush twice a day, floss often, use mouthwash…and eat? The secret to healthy teeth for life might be in the refrigerator. Certain foods can help prevent cavities and tooth decay, keep plaque at bay, and even freshen breath. However, eating too many high acidic foods can damage the tooth enamel, which exposes the inner layer [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|Healthy Body|

Plaque HD helping those in need!

The category 4 hurricane that bulldozed through Houston just a short while ago was not only heart-wrenching, but it left many victims without so much as basic daily necessities. Plaque HD had the opportunity to help Dress for Success and Bethenny Frankel distribute over $75,000 worth of Plaque HD toothpaste that we were honored to [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|News|

5 Ways Oral Probiotics Can Keep Your Mouth Healthy

Probiotics have long been associated with gut health, but during the last decade several investigators have also suggested the use of probiotics for oral health purposes. Incorporating probiotics into your diet can stop, slow or delay the process of infection that leads to oral disease. A promising area of research is the use of probiotics [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Healthy Body|

Have you checked out the ingredients in your toothpaste lately?

Over the course of a lifetime, the average American uses approximately 20 gallons of toothpaste. Even if you spit most of it out, some of the chemicals from your toothpaste make their way into your bloodstream. Since toothpaste contains many potentially harmful ingredients, including some that can lead to serious long-term health problems, it might [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Healthy Body|

Your Habits Might Be Destroying Your Teeth

You might be killing your teeth without even realizing it. Whether you’re using them to open that bottle or rip that price tag off that jeans, you are putting pearly whites at risk of permanent damage. Here are the top teeth-damaging habits you probably didn’t know. We also provide you tips on how to better [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

5 easy ways to prevent dental plaque build-up

Ever feel that fuzzy feeling on the surface of your teeth? That's plaque. Dental plaque, is a soft, sticky film that builds up on your teeth. When saliva, food, and fluids combine, they produce bacteria deposits, which collect where the teeth and gums meet. Plaque develops when foods containing carbohydrates (sugars and starches), such as [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Healthy Body|

Could your oral hygiene be putting your health at risk?

Question: Many people believe that healthy teeth and gums go hand-in-hand with a healthy heart, but is there really a direct link? Answer: Yes! Oral health and heart disease are connected by the spread of bacteria and other germs from your mouth to other parts of your body through the blood stream. When these bacteria [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Healthy Body|

Top tips for conquering dry mouth

Most people suffer from an occasional dry mouth, but when the problem persists it can cause severe dental problems and may indicate serious health issues and disease. Persistent dry mouth, or xerostomia, affects 20% of all Americans and tends to be more prevalent in women than men. Dry mouth is not a disease, but a [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Healthy Body|

Preparing for Your Baby’s First Dental Checkup

Keep your kid’s teeth and gums healthy by starting his or her dental care early. One of the things you need to prepare for is your baby’s first dental visit. This is a crucial step that helps maintain oral health for the long term. It also ensures your child’s healthy attitude towards the dentist. You [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Healthy Body|

Saying No to Halitosis

Did you know that sixty-five percent (65%) of Americans suffer from a widespread dilemma called halitosis? You read that right. Isn't it alarming that most of Americans have bad breath? If that's the case, only forty-five percent (45%) of Americans have fresh breath. You're lucky enough if you're one of the 45%. Halitosis is simply [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|Healthy Body|
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