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Reduce Your Risk of Oral Cancer
Posted on 8/1/2016 by Dr. David Welton
According to dental professionals, men are twice as likely to develop oral cancer as women, and young people are significantly less likely to develop the disease. While you can’t do much about your age and gender, there are other risk factors for oral cancer that you can control, including: Keep these risk factors in mind when it comes to your oral health. By cutting back on our alcohol consumption, wearing sunscreen, eating a healthier diet, and giving up tobacco, you’ll be...
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Can Vitamin Supplements Improve Your Gum Health?
Posted on 7/1/2016 by Dr. David Welton
Good news for people who are concerned about their gum health: vitamins C and D are thought to improve and prevent gum disease. Vitamin C There is a well-known link between gum disease and vitamin C deficiency, as people with low vitamin C intake levels are thought to have higher rates of gum disease. This vitamin is thought to help because it is used to accelerate the regeneration of bone and to repair connective tissues. Vitamin D Vitamin D is thought to have anti-inflammatory...
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Favorite Summer Foods for Braces
Posted on 6/1/2016 by Dr. David Welton
Having braces might seem like you are restricted to just a few foods. The good news is that each season brings with it new foods for you to enjoy. At the end of the summer, we all get to enjoy the fruits of our gardening efforts that we put in for the last few months. The good news is that most foods that come from the garden are perfectly acceptable for your braces! What could be better than enjoying a juicy tomato or delicious green bean straight from your own garden? Rather than...
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Convincing Your Child to Wear a Mouth Guard
Posted on 5/1/2016 by Dr. David Welton
The warmer months means time for many more outdoor contact sports. For many children, this also means that it is time to wear a mouth guard. This is typically an area that many kids resist and parents get tired of fighting, but it is a battle that is well worth not giving up. A mouth guard serves many purposes that can not only save your child's teeth, but potentially saves you money by reducing the chance of sport induced injuries. If you are struggling to get your child to wear one during...
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Spring Cleaning
Posted on 4/1/2016 by Dr. David Welton
Here are a few tips for keeping your teeth clean and healthy at an affordable price: 1. Eat raw fruits and vegetables to keep teeth clean and reduce bacteria. Replace costly soft drinks and candy with apples, broccoli, carrots, cucumbers, grapes, celery, and tomatoes. All are plentiful in season. 2. Sprouts of beans, alfalfa and oats are rich in minerals and vitamins necessary for maintaining healthy teeth. And you can sprout your own for just pennies! 3. Include calcium-rich foods in...
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