Dental disease is a major issue and so are other diseases such as type 2 diabetes. What’s contributing to these diseases and the onset of cavities and crooked diet? A person’s diet may be to blame. Today’s food is highly processed, often packed with chemical additives, sugar, and fats that are not good for the…

Pediatric Dentist

Choosing a pediatric practice to trust with the health and beauty of your child’s smile is an important decision. Apart from many other responsibilities as a parent, it is also your responsibility to keep a check upon your kid’s oral health. Compared to the teeth of adults, kid’s teeth are more prone to damage and attacks…

Holiday Food and Drinks That Stain Teeth

Tasty treats and tidings of good cheer are essential parts of the holiday season. Almost every aspect of this most wonderful time of the year involves eating and drinking, from the candy canes to champagne toasts. The last thing we want to do is drop a bunch of humbug on your holidays, but the reality…

New Year’s Resolution for Your Child’s Dental Health

Now is a great time to reflect upon the recent past and to plan for the coming year. As you think about your health goals, career plans, or personal growth, we encourage you to also consider your oral health. Here are few resolutions to help you and your family smile brighter in 2018. Remember that…

Delicious Recipes for a Paleo Diet Thanksgiving

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but for your teeth, it can be a season of bad tidings. Tasty holiday treats along with the craziness and disruption caused by shopping, company, and get-togethers can all conspire to throw you off your routine and treat your teeth poorly. While you’re decking the…

Eating Well for Healthier Teeth and a Healthier You

Assure A Smile knows that good oral and overall health starts with balanced nutrition.  Overall wellness of the body is reflected through the health of the oral tissues and health of the teeth and gums can dramatically impact the health of the body as a whole. The majority of Americans do not eat enough fruits…

7 Tips to Avoid Fluoride While Grocery Shopping

Despite no clinical evidence to support that the mineral helps to reduce tooth decay, most communities in the United States still have water that is treated with fluoride. Over time, fear of tooth decay and gum disease has led to an explosion of fluoride toothpaste, mouth rinses, and special enamel treatments that purportedly improve oral…

The Link: Cardio and Oral Health

Holistic dentistry professionals know that overall health is intricately tied to oral health.  Several studies have linked heart disease and gum disease, showing that the same bacteria that infect the gums may also lead to cardiovascular disease.  With this in mind, dental professionals are increasingly urging patients to consider the “big picture” when it comes to…

Good Thanksgiving Foods for Your Teeth

You know the feeling every November. A massive and delicious Thanksgiving feast followed by the loosening of belts, food comas, and the guilt of having eaten way too much. It can be hard to take the calories out of Thanksgiving foods without sacrificing taste or tradition. But the good news is that many turkey day…

Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Helping your children stay healthy this Halloween is easier than you may think!  Try these Halloween treats from the holistic dentist professionals at Assure a Smile, and treat your trick-or-treaters without spoiling them with processed candies and sugar: 1) Display a Few Choices. The “healthy” snack alternatives listed below may not be appealing to all…

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