Oct
26
Tips for a MouthHealthy Halloween


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Halloween is the holiday that the majority of kids look forward to! Therefore, we wanted to give you some tips in how to enjoy the holiday and, at the same time, take good care of your teeth:


1. Give out healthier treats. Avoid giving trick-or-treaters candies that are sour (high in acidity, which erodes tooth enamel), sticky or chewy (leaves sugars directly on the teeth for prolonged periods) or hard (choking hazard for young kids and can cause tooth damage). There are many options for healthy snacks including things like cereal bars, pretzels or granola bars. Even a plain chocolate bar is a better option than sour, sticky or hard candies


2. Perform the “safety check.” Take a loo...


Jul
22
Summertime snacking!

Who doesn't love quick and easy snacks that are nutritious and delicious for summertime?! Often times, parents wonder what kinds of healthy snacks to pack for their children that they will actually eat and enjoy. Here at GLAD, we let parents know that a nutritious diet is essential for overall healthy oral hygiene. There are many options for quick and simple healthy summertime recipes that are full of nutritional ingredients that will keep children fueled for all of their summertime activities, camps, and play dates! Some of our favorite snacks are: 1.) Bagel Gone Bananas 2.) Tortilla Pizzas 3.) Little Dippers 4.) Fruit Pie 5.) Cucumber Boats

Recipes:

1.)Bagel Gone Bananas: 2 tablespoons natur...


Jul
20
A beautiful smile for a confident you. ZOOM!

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What is one of the first things people notice about you? Well, your smile of course! Your teeth and smile are very important for many reasons, and when you feel good about your smile, it shows. A beautiful, radiant smile gives you the confidence you deserve! Here at GLAD, our highly skilled dental professionals use the ZOOM Teeth Whitening system to deliver maximum results, clinically proven to whiten teeth up to eight shades in only 45 minutes. Having your teeth whitened with our ZOOM system, you will have dramatic results that you will love in just one office visit. The results of your whitening will last about a year, depending on your genetics and habits. Smoking and eating or drinking...

Jul
29
Healthy tips to care for your baby's teeth and oral health

It is very important to care for your baby's teeth and oral health from birth. Their teeth are the placeholders for their permanent teeth to come in later on, and they also help your baby to speak and eat.

To help prevent or reduce tooth decay, it is essential to begin practicing healthy habits at an early stage. From birth to age six months of age, wrap a damp washcloth around your finger and gently massage the gum tissues. This will help create healthy gums and teeth as they begin to appear. Always remember to never put your baby to bed with a bottle of milk or juice, as this could lead to decay of their teeth.

Your baby will most likely get his/her first tooth between the ages of six to eig...