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Halloween Candy and Kids’ Oral Health

What is more paradoxical than Halloween candy and your children’s oral health? We brought in a Smile Generation®-trusted Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Isabel Simpson at Every Kids Dentist & Orthodontics in Surprise, AZ to shed some light on the dilemma candy brings to our teeth and offer the best options.

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Falling Into Season With Healthy Fall Recipes

Whether you are starting to see the leaves change color, feel the air getting crisper or notice the influx of football games on your television – it’s a clear sign that fall has arrived!

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Healthier Lunches for Picky Eaters

Sandwiches and Snacks that are tooth-friendly and tummy-filling Yes, it’s possible: terrific tasting snacks and sandwiches that are actually both tooth-friendly and tummy-filling. Here are some of our favorites to make your kid’s lunchbox the envy of everyone in the school cafeteria! Bonus points worth noting for busy parents of picky kids—they’re not just healthy […]

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A Healthy Thanksgiving Dinner Makes for Happy Smiles

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year! Food, family, friends, and more food…I mean, what more could you want? by Darci Bos of darci ann bakes This year, I have decided to create a healthier version of some of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes. On the table for our “Healthy Thanksgiving Meal” will […]

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A Healthier Thanksgiving Is A Happier Thanksgiving – Recipes For Your Family Holiday

Enjoy these healthier, delicious alternative recipes to your favorite Thanksgiving sides and desserts. Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and if your mind is spinning with gazillions of recipe options, don’t worry. We at The Smile Generation® have done our research, and we’re including here all the necessary makings of a healthy, but tasty Thanksgiving […]

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Healthy PB&J Sandwiches for Back to School Lunch

Easy-to-make lunch options for back to school and/or work By Jaclyn Taroc   When it’s hot outside, appetites tend to get a little more finicky. And this is true for kids and for adults, too! Coming up with what to bag for your everyday work lunch or for your kids’ back-to-school lunches can turn into […]

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Infographic: How Much Sugar is in Your Drink?

“A dynamic relation exists between sugars and oral health. Diet affects the integrity of the teeth; quantity, pH, and composition of the saliva; and plaque pH. Sugars and other fermentable carbohydrates, after being hydrolyzed by salivary amylase, provide substrate for the actions of oral bacteria, which in turn lower plaque and salivary pH. The resultant […]

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