Your tongue is an important part of your oral health. It’s useful for tasting, swallowing, chewing, cleaning your teeth, and speaking. Almost half of the bacteria in your mouth and 90 percent of your taste buds live on the surface of your tongue. Although your tongue is the most flexible muscle in your body, sometimes… Read more »
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A balanced diet is key to overall health, and the USDA’s guidelines encourage us to limit our intake of foods and beverages high in added sugar. No matter the age- young or old- we all get those got-to-have-it cravings for something sweet. If we stop and think about indulging in this sinful treat, however, we… Read more »
Just like with all aspects of our world, science changes daily thanks to new research and studies. What’s the hot topic of this week, you may ask? The answer: How closely what we eat impacts our health. The most recent adaptation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s food pyramid recommends 2 ½ cups of vegetables… Read more »
For Dr. James Stewart, a dentist in Livonia, Michigan, staying on the cutting edge of technology helps him provide his patients with the highest quality dental care. For diagnostic precision and patient comfort, Dr. Stewart uses DIAGNOdent during dental checkups. This advanced technology allows Dr. Stewart to detect tooth decay by passing a “wand” over… Read more »
There’s nothing like popping open a refreshing can of soda to quench your thirst! These sweet, tasty beverages come in hundreds of different flavors and colors, and can be a real treat for your taste buds. Unfortunately, researches have discovered why your teeth may not be as thrilled.