Choosing the right snack may help prevent decay in you or your children. The bacteria in our mouth turn the sugars in the foods that we eat into acid which can then harm the teeth. Selecting low carbohydrate and low sugar snacks that do not lodge in teeth like carrots and cheese are wise choices. […]
Headaches Swollen glands of the neck and shoulders Swollen, tender, and bleeding gums – Partially erupted teeth can trap food between the teeth which can harbor bacteria If you experiencing these symptoms, please do not hesitate to call so we can determine the best treatment for you.
Recommendation for Public Water Fluoridation The US Department of Health and Human Services Released the final Public Health Service Recommendation for optimal level of fluoride in drinking water to prevent tooth decay. The new level is 0.7ppm down from the range of 0.7-1.2 ppm previously recommended. The HHS cites an increased exposure to fluoride from […]
Contact: Dot Bean, 505-881-9767, email@example.com Albuquerque Dentist Receives AGD Fellowship Award Albuquerque, NM July 16, 2015—The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that Mary Rose Twohig, DDS, FAGD, of Albuquerque, NM, received the association’s Fellowship Award during the AGD 2015 annual meeting, which took place June 18 to 21 in San Francisco. […]
THE WHO recently released a draft guideline recommending that daily sugar intake should ideally be just 5% of total energy intake, and at the most less than 10% of total energy intake. For adults, the WHO recommendation equates to 6 teaspoons of sugar per day and for children just three teaspoons. Consuming one can of […]
Orthodontic treatment and job prospects People with ideal smiles are considered more intelligent and have a greater chance of finding a job than people who have non-ideal smiles, according to new research. Understanding that attractive people often are assigned desirable characteristics including greater ability, responsibility and social acuity, researchers publishing in the October 2014 issue […]