Can Chewing Gum Really Clean Your Mouth?

Though candy is not the best thing to put in your mouth for optimal oral health, one tasty treat can provide oral hygiene benefits. Sugar-free chewing gum is not only safe for your teeth, but can also help maintain your dental health.  Here’s how. Stimulates Salivary Glands Sufficient amounts of saliva neutralize harmful bacteria by… Read More »

10 Bad Foods for Your Teeth

A healthy diet’s role in maintaining good oral hygiene is well-documented. But are you fully aware of how some foods can affect your dental health? Here’s our oral surgeons’ top-10 list of foods you should avoid in maintaining those pearly whites. 1. Hard Candies To start, biting or chewing hard candies leaves you vulnerable to… Read More »