Welcome to our office. Our aim is to help you achieve optimal oral health for function and aesthetics in a caring and empathetic environment. We pride ourselves in delivering dentistry of the highest standard and our ability to customize a treatment plan to your individual needs. Our team works closely together to achieve the best result for your mouth.
Chocolate VS Your Teeth
Yes, chocolate is ok for your teeth and is good for your health. Chocolate contains polyphenols and flavinoids which are strong antioxidants that inhibit the growth of bacteria that can cause decay. Here is how it works. Decay is caused by certain bacteria called oral streptococci that are found in your mouth. This results in the production of acids that damages the tooth enamel. Polyphenols prevents the bad bacteria from turning sugar and starches in chocolate into decay producing acids. The sugars are in the form of starch and dietary fibers with a small portion of simple orally active sugar. With all of this in mind, the refined sugar in processed chocolate can still be detrimental to your teeth when eaten often without regular and proper teeth brushing and flossing! Don’t be afraid to enjoy that Easter candy, just ensure you are brushing and flossing those pearly whites!
What’s Happening in the Office?
Besides continuing to provide the best possible care for our patients, here is a little about what is happening:
Happy (Hoppy) Easter!
Happy Dental Hygienists Week (April 8-14) to all our wonderful Hygienists! Our office would not be the same without you all.