Believe it or not, people of ancient times believed a tooth worm caused the pain of a toothache! The worm supposedly bored its way into the tooth. If the pain was severe, it meant that the worm was thrashing about; but if the aching stopped, the worm was resting. And it wasn’t … [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...]