Archive for July, 2019

Why do Teeth Grow in Crooked?

The Obsession with Straight Teeth The topic of straight teeth has been a focus for people for years now. While we may only know teeth straightening as made popular by Hollywood stars and advanced research showing the benefits of straight teeth, citizens in ancient civilizations thousands of years ago also sought to have straight teeth, […]

How to Protect Your Teeth from Fruit

One of the Main Food Groups A healthy diet consists of eating from what nutritionists call the “food groups,” namely: proteins, grains, vegetables, and fruits. All of these foods are good and necessary for us to live a healthy life, and without even one of these groups, we can end up suffering from a lack […]

What is the Purpose of Tooth Shaving?

What is Tooth Shaving? When it comes to the dental practices that we can have performed on our teeth, some seemingly make more sense than others. Having cavities filled, dead teeth removed, teeth whitened, and teeth straightened are all dental practices that have important reasonings behind them. These are used to better our dental and […]

What’s Worse: A Candy Bar or a Soda?

Types of Sugar in Our Foods Del Mar, CA Dentist Dr. Chan Shares Strategies for Good Dental Health While large quantities of sugar aren’t good for us, some sugar is both necessary and enjoyable to eat. Fruits, vegetables, and milk all contain natural sugars, which are good for us, while candy, soda, and some juices […]

How do Teeth Fall Out?

Losing Teeth as a Child vs. an Adult As a child, losing a tooth is one of the most exciting things that can occur. Your parents tell you that you’re growing up, you get a visit from the Tooth Fairy, your pictures are all cooed over by adults, and you get to have the fun […]