Contemporary Dentistry


Smarter Living Guide Helps Us Learn to Live without Sugar

We’ve all been the victims of a conspiracy. That conspiracy by the sugar industry was designed to make us think that fat was the problem in our diet. For more than 50 years, they influenced nutrition research, pointing to fat as the reason for the rising obesity epidemic. All the while, added sugar levels in […]

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Exercise Improves Your Microbiome–Could This Include Your Mouth?

We have talked before about the importance of maintaining a healthy oral microbiome. Balancing good and bad bacteria in your mouth could represent the difference between good oral health and poor oral health. When you have a healthy balance of oral bacteria, you are less likely to experience Gum Disease Rochester, NY

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Good News for Teeth: Sugary Drink Consumption Continues to Decline

In holistic dentistry, we know that taking care of your teeth is more than just oral hygiene and making regular dental visits. It’s about adopting a lifestyle that is healthy for your teeth and your body.

And one of the best places to start with that is by changing your […]

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The Relationship Between Stevia Extract and Cavities

Stevia is a sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudina local to Brazil and Paraguay. Used for centuries to sweeten yerba mate tea and as a folk remedy for symptoms of hypertension, this plant also has another incredible benefit: it can help reduce cavities.

Amid a myriad of research conducted in […]

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What Are You Really Eating? A Food Journal Can Help Us Figure Out

One of the most important factors in maintaining good oral health is having a diet that’s healthy for your mouth and the rest of your body. If you’re having difficulty maintaining good oral health, figuring out how your diet contributes to oral health problems is a great step forward.

The problem is, it’s not always easy […]

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