Do You Have a No-Soda Rule? It’s Working!

Posted on July 20, 2015 in Uncategorized
There are 65 grams of sugar—the equivalent of 22 packs—in a regular 20-ounce can of soda. This begs the question posed by the Rethink Your Drink campaign: “You wouldn’t eat 22 packs of sugar a day, so why would you drink them?”
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Something to Chew On: Gum Is Good for You

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Did you know that chewing gum actually has health benefits? Alameda Pediatric Dentistry recommends chewing gum after meals to help prevent tooth decay. “Chewing gum promotes saliva production, which dilutes mouth acids and washes away food debris,” says Dr. Sharine Thenard.
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Floss More, Live Longer

Posted on July 16, 2015 in Uncategorized
Sure, flossing is great for the teeth and gums. But did you know that it can also help you live longer? According to Time’s “16 Unexpected Ways to Add Years to Your Life,” flossing daily gets rid of food trapped between your teeth and removes the film of bacteria that forms before it has a chance to harden into plaque. This decreases the risk of early heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular disease.
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6 Things You Never Knew about the Tooth Fairy

Posted on December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized
No one knows much about the mysterious Tooth Fairy. An expert at remaining hidden, the busy Tooth Fairy keeps her secrets to herself. This leaves parents with few answers to the many questions kids have about the magical being who regularly collects the baby teeth from underneath their pillows.
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