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Sports Drinks – good or bad for your teeth?

Posted on: May 16, 2018
With warmer weather here, it is common to reach for a sports drink to quench your thirst. Sports drinks are a popular way to combat dehydration in summer temperatures, but the sugar and acid can wreak havoc on your teeth. Sports drinks—which contain carbohydrates, minerals, electrolytes and flavoring—are intended to replace water ...
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Healthy diet = Happy smile

Posted on: April 14, 2016
With summer approaching, lots of us are starting to get more active and thinking about lighter, healthier meal choices.  It's important to stay hydrated and make sure to have healthy snack choices on hand for when you are "on the run" to the beach, pool or activities. Cheese, milk, plain yogurt, ...
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Seasonal allergies can affect my dental health?

Posted on: March 9, 2016
Spring is right around the corner. Time when we can start enjoying warmer weather and more time in the sun. However, the spring time can be a headache for many as allergy season is also starting up. Some common symptoms of seasonal allergies include itchy and watery eyes, runny nose, ...
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Sports drinks and Dental Cavities

Posted on: July 22, 2015
As hot as this summer has been so far, I know staying hydrated is a concern for many people. Drinking plenty of water and eating a balanced diet is usually enough to keep you well hydrated but many of us still turn to sports drinks. Many of those are full of ...
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Summer’s here – stay hydrated!

Posted on: May 29, 2014
Summer is quickly approaching and for most that means "fun in the sun!" But did you know that age, some medications like diuretics and some heart related illnesses like cardiovascular disease can put you at greater risk for heat related illnesses? Heat stroke, heat exhaustion, and dehydration are all heat ...
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