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Low-Sugar Non-Alcoholic Summertime Sangria

The key to making a delicious and healthy, non-alcoholic sangria is to limit added sugars. By swapping out soda or juice for sparkling water, you can significantly cut down on unnecessary sugars. Make sure you read your labels. We’ve selected sparkling water with zero grams of sugar. We also picked seasonal fruits from the local […]

Be a Proactive Planner with this Summer Insurance Checklist

Getting the most out of your dental coverage takes some planning throughout the year. Now that we are almost halfway through the year, what are some things you should do? Schedule Your Regular Dental Visits By summer you have likely had one dental visit, but if you haven’t, now would be a good time to […]

Smile Safety Tips for Summer Swimmers

As a former lifeguard with more than 12 years of teaching swim lessons and managing community pools under my belt, er, towel, I’ve seen my share of pool accidents and gone through many tests and qualifications to do so, look into cpr training by coast 2 coast or similar to get some first aid training […]

Eat This, Not That: Summer Edition

Like many Americans, you’ll probably hit up your fair share of barbecues, as we all know how built-in barbecues are worthwhile for any summer party, cookouts, and picnics this summer. Though they’re sure to be filled with tempting treats, too many sugary foods and drinks can take a toll on your teeth over time. Here […]

3 Refreshing & Guilt-free Summer Drinks to Try

June in Arizona can be tortuous if you’re not sitting by the pool with an ice-cold drink! Even though a Long Island Ice Tea or Tom Collins might be calling your name, why not try something new and exotic? Your friends will love you and your waistline and teeth will thank you! Farmers Market Margarita […]

Summer Foods to Make You Smile

Summer is a pretty sweet time to be a tooth. Not only is there plenty of delicious seasonal fare on the table, much of it will help keep your entire body, including your mouth, in tip-top condition. The teeth, gums and tissues that line the mouth and tongue and the bone that supports your teeth […]

Gearing Up for Summer Sports

With warmer weather and longer days, many people are much more active in the summer. Though you’ve probably already stocked up on sunscreen and summer sports gear in preparation, here are some precautions to take when it comes to your teeth, too: Use a Mouth Guard for Contact Sports Are your kids running the bases this summer? […]

Mouth-Healthy Recipe: Vegetarian Burrito Bowl

You can easily make a meatless meal that’s full of flavor and protein. Just spice up your summer menu with the delicious tastes of the season. Black beans make this vegetarian burrito bowl a nutrient powerhouse. In addition to protein, they’re full of calcium, fiber, potassium and antioxidants that can help fight tooth decay and […]

Aloe Vera & Oral Health: A Home Remedy for Tooth Infection

If you’ve ever spent a summer in Arizona, you’re probably familiar with the painful sting of a sunburn. And nothing is as soothing to sunburned skin as aloe vera. But aloe vera can also benefit your oral health and be a good home remedy for tooth infection.  That’s because the aloe vera plant has amino […]

Cooking with Cannabis: AZ Chef Creates Artful Meals with CBD

The Phoenix food scene is busting at the seams with creativity and local chefs from all walks of life are making their mark. One ingredient that’s captured a lot of attention is cannabis. And the days of baking brownies with a little something extra in the mix are long gone. Chefs cooking with cannabis now […]

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