Archive | August, 2012
Caprese salad? Not quite! Try a tomato & mozzarella sandwich.

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Tomato & Mozzarella Sandwiches

For a refreshing and quick summer lunch, not much can beat the tang of ripe tomatoes combined with creamy chunks of mozzarella cheese. With just a few minutes and a handful of ingredients, you’ll have a tasty meal that also provides your teeth with a healthy dose of calcium. Ingredients ½ cup salsa 8 slices […]

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Your tongue can give you vital clues about your oral and overall health.

4 Things Your Tongue is Trying to Tell You

Sure, your tongue helps with important actions like talking and eating, but most people don’t pay much attention to it unless they accidentally chomp down in the wrong spot. The condition of your tongue actually speaks volumes – here’s what it’s trying to say: Tongues are a bit bumpy by nature. Those bumps – also […]

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If left untreated, gingivitis can eventually lead to the loss of gum tissue, bone supporting the teeth & eventually the actual teeth.

Gingivitis: Nearly 100% Preventable

The earliest sign of gum disease is called gingivitis. If left untreated, gingivitis can eventually lead to the loss of gum tissue, bone supporting the teeth and eventually the actual teeth. The good news is that it is easy to treat. Better yet, it’s nearly 100% preventable. Gingivitis is usually caused by allowing plaque to […]

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Minor mouth problems can be irritating, but DDAZ has tips to soothe your sore mouth.

How to Treat Canker Sores, Burns & Sore Jaws

Sometimes the most minor mouth problems are also the most painful ones: the burn on the roof of your mouth from when you didn’t wait for your dinner to cool off, the cut where you accidentally chomped your cheek, that annoying canker sore that just won’t go away. Here’s what to do the next time you find […]

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