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Sugary Drinks

February 3rd, 2020

Protect your child's teeth by avoiding sugary drinks!!

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Substitutes

Lots of Sugar                                                                    Better Choices 

Soda                                                                                  Water 

Chocolate Milk                                                                 Milk 

Smoothies                                                                         Plain Sparkling Water 

Fruit Punch or Juice                                                        Diluted Juice 

Hidden Sugars

December 4th, 2019

Seven foods to be aware of!

 

  • Sauces (Condiments and Dressings)

  • Granola Bars

  • Juices

  • Breakfast Cereal

  • Yogurt

  • Bread

  • Smoothies

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 28th, 2019

 

THE GOOD AND BAD OF YOUR THANKSGIVING FEAST 

TURKEY 

The Good: Turkey has a high amount of protein 

The Bad: Turkey pieces get stuck in your teeth

CRANBERRY SAUCE 

The Good: Cranberry Sauce is very tasty

The Bad: This dish can be very sticky

YAMS 

The Good: Yams are rich in vitamin A and C, which help keep your gums healthy

The Bad: Candied Yams can damage your teeth

GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE

The Good: Green Beans are very healthy

The Bad: May be sticky and get stuck in your teeth

MASHED POTATOES AND GRAVY

The Good: Potatoes have vitamin C, B6, and potassium

The Bad: Cavities love sugar that makes up starch

PUMPKIN PIE 

The Good: Pumpkin has vitamin A, which maintains and builds enamel

The Bad: Pumpkin Pie has many additive sugars

Flossing

November 20th, 2019

Parents did you know: Children who don’t floss are missing up to 40% of their daily cleaning. Both adults and children should brush and floss twice a day!!