Friday, March 30, 2012

Long ago, people used to ground up chalk or charcoal, lemon juice, ashes or even a mixture of tobacco and honey to clean their teeth. It was only about 100 years ago that someone finally created a minty cream to clean their teeth and it came to be known as Toothpaste.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Crocodile Bird flies into the open mouth of a crocodile and cleans it's teeth for it!

Monday, March 26, 2012

The Blue Whale is the largest mammal on earth, but it eats only tiny shrimp because it has no teeth!

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Happy Birthday to our fantastic dental hygienist, Keri!
Best Wishes for a wonderful day!

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Did you know?
More people use blue toothbrushes than red ones.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Did you know?
Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Did you know?

China sets aside September 20th as a national holiday known as “Love your teeth day”

Monday, March 19, 2012

The Elephant grinds down its molars and grows new ones. This happens six times in its lifetime!

Sunday, March 18, 2012

"You are supposed to replace your toothbrush after you have an episode of flu, cold or other viral infections. Notorious microbes can implant themselves on the toothbrush bristles leading to re-infection."

Sunday, March 11, 2012

"Smile - sunshine is good for your teeth." ~Author Unknown

Saturday, March 10, 2012

While some foods invite tooth decay, others help combat plaque buildup. Here are some foods to seek out:
-Sugarless chewing gum
-Cheese, milk, plain yogurt, and other dairy products
-Green and black teas
-Water with fluoride

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Did You Know?
The first people to use a toothbrush were the Hindus of India in 4000 B.C. The end of a fresh twig was frayed into fibers.

It wasn't until 1938 that nylon brushes with plastic handles were invented. The nylon bristles were less abrasive to the teeth and gums than the hog bristles used in ancient China.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Regular dental checkups and cleanings can help you avoid tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Even if you may not have any symptoms of gum disease, dental exams are just as important for adults as children. Seniors, as well as children, are particularly vulnerable to tooth decay.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Veneer—a thin tooth covering that may be made of porcelain, ceramic, composite, or acrylic resin.
Call our office for a cosmetic consultation to change your smile!