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Avoid Sugary Treats to Prevent Tooth Decay

A little knowledge can go a long way in fighting tooth decay. Ever wonder exactly how much sugar is in some of your kid’s favorite summertime treats? In the interest of promoting healthy teeth, we made a helpful chart! Find a pediatric dentist near you. For Arizona or Georgia, visit Every Kid’s Dentist. *Information on […]

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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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