These foods will help your students make the grade!

Back to School Foods that Boost Brainpower

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.


To Floss or Not to Floss…

Don’t throw out your dental floss just yet, anti-flossers. The U.S. Department of Health’s latest updates to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans publication excluding the recommendation to floss, coupled with the Associated Press’ review of several existing studies on flossing...

Your smile can make or break the first impression.

Firsts A Smile Can Make or Break

It takes one-tenth of a second to make a first impression. That’s 100 times faster than it took you to read this sentence. But what happens in that blink of an eye? When meeting someone, one-third of Americans notice teeth...

Dental health can directly affect an athlete’s performance. Learn how:

Poor Oral Health Can Mean No Olympic Medals

The life of an elite athlete means to win it all, you have to have it all: the talent, dedication, coaching and nutrition. After all, Michael Phelps didn’t win 18 Olympic gold medals just by wanting it. Success is marginally...

You are your own HR department. How to get yourself dental insurance:

Dental Coverage for the Self-Employed

We live in an age of entrepreneurial innovation. Professionals are passing on corporate life and becoming their own bosses. Today, freelancers, the self-employed and contract workers account for 30% of the national workforce, and that number is expected to increase...

Straws can be great for your teeth! Learn how.

A Love Letter to Straws

What would a tropical drink be without these decorative devices? Other than the 24 hours following tooth removal, we don’t see any reason to skip on straws.