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Choose the best candies for your love's teeth this Valentine's Day!

The Best Treats for Your Sweetie’s Teeth

Your Valentine will likely love the heart-shaped box of chocolates you’re planning on gifting, but the dentist probably won’t. Not all chocolates in the assortment are created equal, though. Here are some of the worst offenders – and the chocolates you can reach for guilt-free.  The Best Treats Milk or white chocolate: Plain milk or […]

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Use red & green seedless grapes for this mouth-healthy dessert recipe.

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Creamy Grape Dessert

Warning! This healthy dessert is highly addictive and hard to stop eating! Ingredients 1 lb. green seedless grapes, washed and dried well 1 lb. red seedless grapes, washed and dried well 8 oz. Greek yogurt 4 oz. light cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup Splenda or other sugar substitute 1 tsp. vanilla extract Topping 2 T. […]

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Satisfy your holiday sweet tooth without doing too much damage to your teeth or your waistline

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Here’s a way to satisfy your holiday sweet tooth without doing too much damage to your teeth or your waistline. With a dose of pumpkin and some low-fat dairy, it’s a definite nutritional improvement over most traditional pies. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups broken gingersnap cookies 2 T vegetable oil 1/3 cup plus 2 T light […]

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How to Combat the Scariest Halloween Sweets

Halloween is undoubtedly one of the scariest times of year for teeth. Thanks to trick-or-treating and spooky parties, many children (and adults) indulge in candy more often than usual in October. Sticky sweets are some of the worst cavity-causing culprits because saliva and ordinary drinking don’t easily wash away their residue. Hard candies and other […]

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The best gum for your teeth is xylitol gum. Second best? Sugar-free gum.

The Gum Your Dentist Wants You to Chew

Want healthier teeth? Chew gum made with xylitol, a sweetener made from the bark of birch trees. Studies show that xylitol doesn’t contribute to tooth decay formation like normal sugars – and it may also prevent the usual decay-forming oral bacteria from doing damage. Here’s how it works When you eat something that contains sugar or starch, […]

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Watermelon slushies are a healthy, cool treat on a hot summer day!

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Watermelon Slushies

This recipe couldn’t be any easier, but be warned: it needs to freeze overnight, so be sure to plan ahead. Ingredients Seedless Watermelon Directions First, puree six cups of seedless watermelon in a blender until smooth. Pour into a shallow, airtight container and freeze overnight. Let it thaw just a little before serving, then scoop it out, […]

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Nothing says Happy Mother’s Day like a fresh bouquet & this one is as tasty as it is beautiful.

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Fruit Bouquet

Nothing says Happy Mother’s Day like a fresh bouquet – and this one is as tasty as it is beautiful. Whether you’re making this arrangement for a special mom or just for fun, it’s sure to be a hit. Ingredients One head of lettuce One seedless watermelon One cantaloupe One honeydew melon One pineapple One […]

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6 Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, thoughts of massive amounts of candy in their child’s possession can be quite frightening to most parents. There are many things you can do to ease your worries. Here are a few tips to help your children enjoy their Halloween candy without turning their mouths into a Halloween nightmare: […]

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