How Winter Affects Your Oral Health

How Winter Affects Your Oral Health

The winter season brings tasty goodies, cocoa while you’re getting cozy by the fire, and time with family. But it also tends to bring about oral health problems, usually exacerbating existing dental issues. Dr. Stephen A. Coates, DDS shares more about common winter...
Thanksgiving Guide for Good Dental Health

Thanksgiving Guide for Good Dental Health

There’s no feeling quite as warm and fuzzy as sitting down to a magnificent Thanksgiving feast with all your loved ones. But we’ve all heard the age-old adage about too much of a good thing, and moderation is key for certain foods when it comes to your pearly white...
How Winter Aggravates Sleep Apnea Symptoms

How Winter Aggravates Sleep Apnea Symptoms

As the seasons change, so does the humidity in the air. Unfortunately, lower humidity levels can worsen symptoms for those who suffer from sleep apnea. Not only is the atmosphere dry indoors, but furnaces and fireplaces can further dry the air in your home as well....
9 Tips to Protect Teeth During Halloween

9 Tips to Protect Teeth During Halloween

We all know what Halloween means! Tons of free candy that could last all the way to winter. Dentists, on the other hand, think of all the painful cavities that are bound to form. Trips to the dentist go easier for children who have been taking care of their teeth, and...
How Spicy Foods Can Affect Your Oral Health

How Spicy Foods Can Affect Your Oral Health

If you’re a lover of spicy foods, you know how much just a little (or a lot!) of spice can elevate the flavors of a dish. However, as much as your taste buds may adore spicy foods, the same is not always true for your teeth. With just a few simple precautionary steps,...
The 4 Best Apples for Good Oral Health

The 4 Best Apples for Good Oral Health

You know what they say about an apple a day! While it won’t actually keep the doctor – or dentist – away, apples are a significant source of fiber, minerals, and polyphenols. But with so many on the market, what should you consider other than taste? Here we share the...