You Can Love Dark Chocolate and Your Teeth During the Holidays

Research Reveals Cocoa Extract is More Effective than Fluoride in Fighting Cavities Chocolate is a fun gift for holidays. While candy generally doesn’t mix well with keeping teeth healthy, dark chocolate (the kind with at least 70% cocoa) can actually be a cavity fighter. That’s obviously fantastic news for chocolate lovers. Recent studies emerging from Japan, England, [...]

Bad Breath Remedy Plan for Holiday Parties

Bad Breath Can Be Uncomfortable for You and Those Around You There's so much to worry about at Christmas, from the presents to what you should wear to event - but we often forget about our breath. Bad breath can not only be embarrassing but it can also be a sign of something more serious [...]

Our Dental Health Care Discount Plan Provides Affordability and Quality

Our Dental Health Care Discount Plan was developed at Dental South to provide our patients with affordability and greater access to quality dental care. This discount plan fits into our mission of bringing the highest quality dental care to as many people as possible. Our entire care team is dedicated to providing you with results [...]

Don’t Leave Oral Health Behind During Holiday Travel

10 Tips to Keep a Healthy Mouth on Holiday Trips We don’t have to tell you: the winter holidays mark one of the busiest seasons of the year. With shopping, parties and vacations jam-packed on the calendar, it’s no wonder that many people take shortcuts when it comes to oral health maintenance during this time. [...]

Overbrushing: Watch Out for Too Much of a Good Thing

Toothbrush Abrasion Leads to Sensitive Teeth and Gums Brushing regularly is considered vital for healthy teeth and gums, but dental experts warn that you can overdo a good thing. Known as “toothbrush abrasion,” overbrushing can lead to sensitive teeth and receding gums. Vigorous brushing can wear down the enamel on the teeth as well as [...]

Some Tips to Chew On About Your Thanksgiving Dinner

7 Reasons for Healthier Chewing This Holiday The more time you give yourself to chew and relax this Thanksgiving, the more your stomach will gracefully expand and allow you to comfortably continue to enjoy your holiday meal without over eating.  If you eat that same meal fast, it will hit like a rock and you [...]

Is Your Thanksgiving Meal Good for Your Teeth?

Family, fellowship and food are just a few of the reasons why we love Thanksgiving. While the food may be flowing at the Turkey Day table, the smiles are too! Believe it or not, your teeth love Thanksgiving just as much as you. Below are some of the good – and not so good – dishes [...]

What Can You Do if You Suffer From Dry Mouth?

Dry mouth, also called xerostomia (zero-STOW-me-uh), results from an inadequate flow of saliva. For people who suffer from this irritating and often destructive condition, there are two approaches that will address the condition – artificial saliva and saliva stimulators. We recommend you review this article and then discuss your options with your dentist. If you [...]

12 Significant And Quirky Facts That Make Flossing Essential!

How important is flossing in the health of your teeth? According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), flossing is the single most important weapon against plaque. In fact, it can be even more important than brushing (and takes less time!) when it comes to preventing tooth loss, cavities, and periodontal gum disease. Floss removes [...]

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