How much water should a person drink daily? The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends approximately 91 ounces for women and 125 ounces for men, and this includes water from foods and beverages. … [Read more...]
Sippy Cups & Healthy Smiles
If you’re the parent of a toddler, you probably have a lot of sippy cups in your home. They’re great for tiny hands, but they can hurt tiny teeth. Juice, milk and sweet drinks all have sugar. Sucking on a sippy cup with liquids that have sugar in them can cause tooth decay … [Read more...]
Are Sports Drinks as Harmful to Kids’ Teeth as Soda?
As you watched your child chug a sports drink during half-time, did you ever wonder what effect it had on their mouth? Yes, sport drinks do replace fluids, carbohydrates, proteins and electrolytes after hard exercise but these drinks are also high in sugar and acid. The sugar and … [Read more...]
Top 3 Oral Health Risks for Older Adults
As we age, caring for our bodies becomes a priority and oral health often takes a back seat. We hope seniors reverse this trend because as you age, your oral health risk increases. Here are three of the most common problems and how to help the seniors in your life avoid … [Read more...]