Is Sparkling Water Bad for My Teeth? ADA

Is the satisfying fizz of your favorite sparkling water putting you at risk for tooth decay? Because any drink with carbonation—including sparkling water—has a higher acid level, some reports have questioned whether sipping sparkling water will weaken your tooth enamel (the hard outer shell of your teeth where cavities first form). So, Is Sparkling Water … Read more…

Quit Smoking – American Dental Association

Step 1: Have a PlanOnce you’ve made up your mind to quit smoking and set the date, develop a plan. There are free tools online at smokefree.gov and a toll-free number, 1-800-QUIT-NOW, to help you succeed. Download an app to track your progress. Source: Quit Smoking – American Dental Association

Best and Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth – American Dental Association

Halloween Candy: Your Dental Health Survival Guide With Halloween comes ghosts, goblins and goodies—and the sugar in those treats can play some unwanted tricks on your teeth if you’re not careful. Here’s why: The bacteria in your mouth are probably more excited to eat Halloween candy than you are. When the bacteria eat the sugar … Read more…