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The Scary Truth About Halloween and Dental Work
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The Scary Truth About Halloween and Dental Work

Kids aren’t the only ones who enjoy Halloween goodies. Plenty of adults like to eat candy and treats too. Everyone has heard warnings about Halloween treats that can cause cavities, but they can also wreak havoc with dental restorations and orthodontics. That goes for kids’ fillings or sealants as well as grownups’ bridgework or Invisalign. ...

The Best Toothpaste to Use While Pregnant, and Other Dental Advice for Expectant Moms
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The Best Toothpaste to Use While Pregnant, and Other Dental Advice for Expectant Moms

There are probably few groups of people as inquisitive about healthy practices as expectant moms. They seek out information everywhere—including here at the Dental Health Society. One question we hear a lot is about what toothpaste to use when pregnant. Some are concerned about safety. Others find that brushing makes them nauseous. There are alternatives...

3 Secret Links Between Motherhood, Pregnancy, and Oral Health Hidden in All That Dental Marketing
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3 Secret Links Between Motherhood, Pregnancy, and Oral Health Hidden in All That Dental Marketing

There’s mountains of advice out there for expecting parents, and a lot of that information is either contradictory or has a clear conflict of interest. Some of our own consultants have mentioned how difficult it is for their patients to work through all the parenting advice out there. Advice on oral health tends to be...

What You Should Know About Vaping and Oral Care
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What You Should Know About Vaping and Oral Care

The popularity of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and vaping has soared in recent years. The promise of fewer health risks than cigarettes is appealing to users. But few people stop to consider the impact that the chemicals in e-cigarettes might have on one’s oral health. While it’s true that vaping eliminates the tar in cigarettes, other...