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How to stop sugar cravings?
How to stop sugar cravings?

Do you crave sugar? Are you one of those people who like to start their day with something sweet or one of those who cannot stop eating sweets? If you constantly want to munch on sweet things then you are not the only one. You have sugar cravings. Before we go on to how to stop sugar cravings let us understand why…

Sugar Addiction
Sugar Addiction

Sugar addiction is real and we are here to talk about it. You would have definitely heard about different kinds of addictions like nicotine, alcohol and drugs but sugar addiction may seem like a strong word for something as sweet as sugar and you may surprised to know that sugar is indeed addictive.   What is addiction?  Addiction is a severe form of substance abuse. Substance abuse is when a person is focused on…

George Washington’s Teeth
George Washington’s Teeth

Well this is one dental story you all must heard about if you have not already read it. It is about George Washington’s wooden teeth. Did he really have wooden teeth or there is more to the story that we now know. Let us find out. Before we go to the man’s teeth let us briefly check out something about…

Halloween and Teeth
Halloween and Teeth

It is that time of the year again! It is Halloween time! Halloween means bonfires, scary costumes, spirits, pumpkin carvings, movies and not to forget CANDIES! And where there is so much candy involved can cavities be far behind? Children love dressing up and going for trick or treats during Halloween. But it is important for parents to understand the…

Proper Oral Hygiene
Proper Oral Hygiene

You all know we are celebrating the dental hygiene month this October. Please read our blog Dental Hygiene to know the basics of what dental hygiene is and what happens when we don’t take care of it. Most people generally are aware of these basics of what should a dental hygiene routine be like, that is –   Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.  Floss daily.  Use antibacterial mouth wash.  Visit your dentist…

Diabetes and Gum Diseases
Diabetes and Gum Diseases

We are often asked if there is any connection between gum diseases and diabetes. We hope to answer that question in this blog. Diabetes and periodontal diseases are both very common diseases in the USA. As per CDC more than 34 million people in the US suffer from diabetes and 88 million are pre diabetic. 47.2% adults over the age of 30 suffer from some or…

Water Flossing
Water Flossing

We all know what is flossing and many of us may not be aware of the best way to floss but how many of you have ever heard of water flossing? No! Never heard of it? Let us understand what is this water flossing is all about. Flossing as we are aware is the process of cleaning the surfaces of…

Healthy Gums
Healthy Gums

This dental hygiene month we turn our attention to one of the most neglected part in oral hygiene – gum care. How many of us are really aware of the importance of gum care and take active efforts to ensure healthy gums? If one is to believe statistics not many. According to ADA 47.2% adults over 30 years of age suffer from some…

Invisalign vs Six Month Smiles
Invisalign vs Six Month Smiles

Crooked, misaligned, overcrowded teeth not only spoil the look of our smile but can also be a problem in chewing our food properly, our speech and cleaning them is also not easy. This last reason can effectively increase our risk of dental problems and make us more prone to oral diseases. So straightening our teeth or proper alignment of our…

Dental Hygiene
Dental Hygiene

Did you know that this month we are celebrating the Dental Hygiene Month? Dental Hygiene is a not an unfamiliar word for most of us. Today in this blog we will delve more on the importance of dental hygiene and what can happen if one does not take care of one’s teeth.  What is dental hygiene? Dental Hygiene in simple…