Quick Reads

National Children’s Dental Health Month – Time To Avoid Sugar

February 17th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

“Sugar Wars” is the theme of the 2016 National Children’s Dental Health Month. Dental professionals everywhere are encouraging children and their parents to stop consuming so much sugar. Sugar consumption can cause tooth decay and many children consume too much on a daily basis. Read the full article here.

Bacteria Lurks In Surgical Equipment

February 16th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

When you have a dental procedure one of the biggest risks associated with a procedure is infection. Bacterial infections can cause  lot of problems and make it harder for your to heal or cause complications. A new study found that all surgical equipment contains bacteria so when you have dental surgery, you are being exposed …..

Can Saliva Show A Risk For Cancer?

February 15th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

Your dentist can tell a lot about your health, and not just your oral health. There are things you dentist can tell by inspected your teeth and gums and can tell him if you are suffering from any diseases or at risk for them. Saliva can be tested for cancer cells and could be a …..

Dentist Creates Hit Children’s Book

February 11th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

Katrina Deas, a dentist in South Carolina has written a children’s book that teaches children the important of dental health. The book has caught on and is popular among children of all ages. Based on stories about her son, the book is out just in time for Children’s Dental Health Month. Read the full article …..

Health Minister Supports Water Fluoridation

February 11th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

The use of fluoride in drinking water is debated around the world. Many experts believe it is an essential part of building strong teeth, while others think he side effects are too risky. In the UK, the health minister claims to support the fluoridation of tap water. How do you feel about the issue? Read …..