Oral Health

Take care of your oral health.

The Surprising Link Between Oral Health and Mental Well-Being: 7 Things You Can Do

Have you ever thought about how you feel when you smile? Have you noticed that even a forced smile can make you feel better if you’re feeling down? It’s true. Smiles have this uncanny power to help us feel good and have the ability to make us want to smile more and more. But for…
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Dental Christmas decor.

Dazzling Dental Delights: 5 Tooth-Friendly Christmas Decor Ideas

5 Christmas decor ideas that boost oral health. Christmas decorations are always a cherished part of the holiday season, especially those you and your child craft together. But did you know that you make this fun tradition educational, too? The following are some fun Christmas decor ideas with a little tooth-friendly twist. Put these activities…
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Thankfulness for oral health.

In the Spirit of Thanksgiving: Reasons to Be Grateful for Good Oral Health

Thanksgiving is a time of year when we express gratitude for all that we have. One thing many people don’t value until they’ve lost it, is good oral health. Having a bright, healthy smile improves your life in many ways, and you should take steps to keep it that way.  Good oral health provides all…
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Is wine bad for my teeth?

Wine, Teeth, and Time: Navigating the Fine Balance for a Healthy Smile

For many, wine, a beloved indulgence, holds a significant place in our lives. With the wine market generating a whopping US$56.6 billion in 2023 and individuals spending an average of US$168.30 each on it, there’s no doubt that Americans are fond of this fermented beverage. But as we raise our glasses, a question lingers: Is…
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Help your dental health survive Halloween.

Surviving Halloween: 7 Tips for Maintaining Dental Health During the Candy Season

For many decades, trick-or-treating has brought joy to generations during the Halloween tradition. The goal? Gather as much candy as possible. As Americans collectively spend about $10 billion on Halloween and $102 on average on candy, a plethora of treats becomes available. But what does this mean for your children’s dental health? How can you…
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Tips for cavity prevention

The Top 10 Foods to Avoid for Cavity Prevention

10 foods that contribute to dental decay. Alongside oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist, diet plays a vital role in cavity prevention. Tooth decay occurs when bacteria in your mouth metabolize food and secrete acid, eroding the enamel.  What you eat affects bacteria and acidity levels, so avoiding these ten foods can help…
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Enjoy these fall themed snacks.

4 Fall-Themed Snacks To Pair With Your Family’s Favorite Omaha Activities

Fall into autumn with these delicious snacks you can easily pair with your favorite activities. Autumn is just around the corner, and if you are looking for some new fall themed snacks, The Tooth Doc has some recommendations for healthy, tooth-friendly snacks the whole family can enjoy alongside fun activities. Take trail mix on a…
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Take care of your gum health

3 Smart Habits for Gum Health: And How to Implement Them

In the U.S., gum disease remains a pressing public health issue, affecting two in five adults. At The Tooth Doc, we focus on healthy mouths, which includes gum health and gum disease prevention. This article will highlight three habits for maintaining gum health and provide practical tips for implementation. Let’s explore these habits together and…
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You can prevent tooth decay

10 Ways To Reduce Your Child’s Risk of Tooth Decay

Effective Habits For Preventing Cavities Tooth decay is the most prevalent oral health problem for children, responsible for most prematurely lost baby teeth. Statistically, most children will develop cavities during childhood, but that doesn’t mean the fight against tooth decay isn’t effective. In fact, preventive care can stop cavities when parents are consistent and focus…
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Protect your dental health

Can You Heal a Cavity Naturally? And 4 Other Dental Health FAQs

A cavity is one of those things that people want to avoid. But they do happen. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at least 90% of those aged 20 or over have had at least one cavity. And one in four adults between the ages of 20 and 64…
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