3 Reasons You Should Probably Floss at Work

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016 in Dental Care | 0 comments

Regardless of what the Associated Press thinks, you still need to clean between your teeth. Brushing only cleans 60% of teeth surfaces. Flossing covers the rest. You don’t have to floss at-home. Stash your string at the office! Here are 3 reasons to do the deed at work: 1. Take a brain break. Brain breaks boost productivity. Approximately every 90 minutes, your brain cycles from its highest attention to its lowest attention. And one of the best...

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Back to School Foods that Boost Brainpower

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Dental Care | 0 comments

Studying and snacking go hand-in-hand. Feeding kids hummus over hamburgers affects their smile, body and brain. Younger years are critical for cranium development, so use these tips to provide proper nutrition this school year. • Wake up to water. Kids aren’t getting enough water. And even mild cases of dehydration can cause kids to feel lethargic and irritable. Other beverages, like sugary juices and milk, can make cells more dehydrated....

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3 Airplane Precautions for Pearly Whites

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Dental Care | 0 comments

Travelers need to be organized—especially when it comes to teeth. So fasten your seatbelts and scan this safety card for your smile: 1. Airplane Water It’s dry at your cruising altitude. High altitudes call for hydration, so drink up. On an airplane, sink and bottled water aren’t as interchangeable as peanuts and pretzels. Though there have been improvements to airline water in recent years, it’s still better to pretend like the fasten seatbelt...

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3 Surprising Summer Staples That Can Damage Your Smile

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in Manhattan Dental Health | 0 comments

We’ve heard it all before: Summer’s sugary treats can harm teeth. Running on a pool deck can result in dental disaster. Though they’re important, watch out for these 3 not-so-predictable pearly white pitfalls this summer:  • Garden Hoses Hose water is NOT tap water. You could be slurping a chemical cocktail. Nearly 40% of commercial hoses contain high levels of polyvinyl chloride (PVC), a chemical that contains lead. Not only is it toxic to...

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What Teeth Tell Us [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Dental Care | 0 comments

We know the power of a smile, but what can pearly whites predict? One thing’s for sure: if your teeth could talk, they’d have a lot to say! Teeth are as unique as fingerprints. In fact, even identical twins have completely different sets of chompers. Thanks to their uniqueness, your teeth tell a tale about your age, past and even your habits. Click for PDF. The post What Teeth Tell Us [INFOGRAPHIC] appeared first on Delta Dental of Virginia...

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