Archive for September, 2016

R&B Tip of the Week: Carbohydrates and teeth

Have you ever wondered why you have cavities when you don’t eat sugar often and you brush your teeth twice a day? Many people don’t realize that fermentable carbohydrates and starches can also lead to tooth decay. What is a fermentable carbohydrate?  The two main forms of carbohydrates are sugars (such as fructose, glucose, and […]

R&B Tip of the Week: Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

Your Oral Health during Pregnancy Always inform your dentist and hygienist if you are or may be pregnant and don’t postpone or put off seeing your dentist during your pregnancy. Keeping your mouth healthy helps keep you and your baby healthy. Pregnant woman are more at risk for oral health conditions such as “Pregnancy Gingivitis”. […]

R&B Dental Tip of the Week: Xylitol

Xylitol is a natural sweetener derived from the fibrous parts of plants and birch trees.  It does not break down like sugar and can help keep a neutral pH level in the mouth.  Research has shown that the daily use of Xylitol containing products such as foods, chewing gum, candies, and toothpaste can significantly reduce […]

Featured Team Member: Judy

“Judy has been a great mentor to me and the rest of our dental assistants.  I greatly appreciate all the help she has given me here.  Judy is my go to person for questions, advice, and happy hour.  Judy recently became a grandmother for the 4th time!  She enjoys spending time with her family, going […]