Healthy Snacks That Enhance Your Smile

Healthy Snacks That Enhance Your Smile

Snacking on sugary treats and foods adds unwanted calories to your diet which can negatively affect overall health, but have you considered the consequences of sugary foods on oral health? You could be risking the health of your smile as well as your body by choosing a sugary snack.

As you eat, bacteria present in your mouth multiply as they feed on their favorite diet: sugar. This process leads to the production of acid in your mouth, which if not cleared away immediately, can wear down the enamel of your teeth eventually causing tooth decay.

Tips on Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

Tips on Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

How old is your toothbrush? According to the American Dental Association, we should replace our toothbrushes every three to four months. Replacing them ensures that we have a clean brush with strong bristles that will optimally clean our teeth to create healthy smiles for life!