Is Flavored Water Good For You?

Is Flavored Water Good For You?

OK you finally gave up soda. Now what do you drink? – Flavored water may not be as good as we think. The bubbles and the flavoring make the drink more acidic which can erode the enamel and make it more sensitive and even more susceptible to cavities. Sure seems...
Don’t Use Teething Jewelry To Prevent Pain In Infants

Don’t Use Teething Jewelry To Prevent Pain In Infants

The FDA issued a warning against teething jewelry to prevent infant pain. There have been reports of choking, strangulation and deaths. Teething jewelry is made of amber, wood, marble or silicone. Normal signs of Teething are – fussy, trouble sleeping...

Can We Prevent Alzhiemer’s-Yes We Can

There are modifiable risk factors to delay this disease! There is an increased memory loss of 220% for smokers – so give it another try and stop! By 2050 if you make it to age 85, you have a 50% chance of Alzhiemer”s- Here are risk factors that you can do...

What Causes The Most Decay and Toothaches?

Many different types of food cause decay in kids, not just candy.  Foods high in carbohydrate juice boxes,peanut butter, chips also attack children’s teeth- think about it when they eat crackers and smile and you see all that smush on their...

Worms Frogs and Onions

In the Neolithic period humans once believed the stabbing pains of toothaches were caused by a “tooth worm”.  If the pain was severe then the worm was wriggling; if it stopped it was resting. In Ancient Greece they used donkey milk as a mouthwash to...