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Vitamin D: Get Your Shine On!

Vitamin D Is Easy To Come By So, for healthy teeth and bones, make sure to get enough. Vitamin D is one of the vital nutrients for everyone's health, but especially for that of growing children. Combined with calcium, it plays a crucial role in developing healthy teeth and bones. It aids the body's absorption of calcium in the gut, thereby reinforcing the critical structure of teeth and bones. Where [...]

Vitamin D: Get Your Shine On!2021-09-21T08:00:19-07:00

Calcium is Crucial

For Healthy Teeth and Bones Calcium is especially important for children and new mothers. Dentally speaking, calcium is one of the essential nutrients. When we eat food that's high in calcium, it benefits both teeth and bones. It makes sure children's teeth develop correctly, and ensures that new mothers have enough nourishment for their babies during breastfeeding. Even for older women, it helps prevent the onset of osteoporosis, a disease [...]

Calcium is Crucial2021-06-15T08:00:24-07:00

Food for Healthy Teeth

Food and Drinks that Are Good For Teeth Nutrition from food is an essential part of oral health! As the old saying goes, "You are what you eat." The nutrition we obtain from food and drink significantly contributes to our health, and that includes your teeth as well. Some food can increase the risk for cavities and tooth decay, while others provide benefits as a source for critical nutrients. Here [...]

Food for Healthy Teeth2021-03-16T08:00:49-07:00

A Healthy Dose of Sun

For Natural Vitamin D We all know that overexposure to the sun can cause harm. Sunburns are painful, and ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a contributing risk factor for skin cancer. But it's not all bad. The sun's energy is critical for life on Earth, and indeed, moderate exposure can play a positive role in our individual health as well. Exposure to UV-B radiation (highest during the midday sun) stimulates skin [...]

A Healthy Dose of Sun2020-02-11T08:00:25-08:00

Bone Up on Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, the loss of bone mass as we age, could affect half of all Americans over 50 by 2020. It is defined as bone loss of about 25 percent, which results in fragile bones that fracture easily. Its reputation as an old person's disease stems from the fact that bone loss doesn't hurt and osteoporosis victims can go years without a clue they are susceptible to the condition. You can [...]

Bone Up on Osteoporosis2018-08-21T00:00:22-07:00

A Few Tips on Nutrition

Get Your Vitamins! Vitamin C is an extremely important in dentistry (and nutrition in general) because of how it helps control periodontal disease and other problems in the mouth. For one thing, Vitamin C—ascorbic acid—seems to help calcium do its job of halting the loss of bone. Animal studies at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine have shown that Vitamin C can inhibit bone shrinkage by 50% or more. But [...]

A Few Tips on Nutrition2018-08-07T00:00:14-07:00

Dental Myths, Fabrications, and Falsehoods

Originally, these ideas held because no one really knew how to maintain a great smile over a lifetime. Unfortunately, "popular wisdom" still prevents some people from recognizing how modern dentistry can keep teeth natural, attractive and pain free. Do any of the following notions sound familiar? If so, get ready for a little relief! A woman can expect to lose a tooth for every child The Reality: This myth used [...]

Dental Myths, Fabrications, and Falsehoods2018-05-08T08:00:38-07:00

Don’t Forget Your Calcium

Since childhood we've been told we need calcium to build strong teeth and bones. But the fact is we never outgrow our need for this important mineral. Why...? Osteoporosis and loss of bone around the teeth can result when we don't consume enough calcium Authorities say that to reduce the risk of weak, brittle bones later in life, you need a daily intake of 800 mg (men) or 1000-1500 mg [...]

Don’t Forget Your Calcium2018-03-06T08:00:00-08:00

Oral Health Tips when Having a Baby

You've got the glow of a mother-to-be. Keep it with these tips for better oral health for you and your baby. Now you're eating (and brushing, flossing and keeping dental appointments) for two. Make an appointment at the outset of your pregnancy for a healthy head start and advice on changes that could lead to dental problems. Hormonal changes can lead to diet changes, for a famous example, and morning [...]

Oral Health Tips when Having a Baby2017-10-03T00:00:34-07:00

The Calcium Advantage

How important is calcium to us? It' s very important. Here's why. It builds strong bones and teeth; helps the heart to beat, muscles to flex, blood to clot, and nerves to send messages throughout the body. Calcium helps to reduce risks of colon cancer, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, premenstrual syndrome, and high cholesterol. Calcium Advantage Tips Drink milk with meals, have cereal with milk, order cheese on your sandwich, snack [...]

The Calcium Advantage2017-09-19T00:00:20-07:00
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