It’s finally that time of the year, the leaves are falling, the weather is getting cooler, and Halloween is right around the corner! With the spooky season rapidly approaching you should know which candies are “scary” for your teeth and which ones are “sweet”. The “Scary” Candy Sticky and gummy candies (Laffy Taffy, gummy bears,… Continue reading The Impact of “Scary” and “Sweet” Candy on Your Teeth
Vape? E-cig? Do you know anyone who has one? It affects your oral and overall health. This trend has become popular within the last decade. E-Cigarette use from 2017 to 2018 increased 78% among high school students and 48% among middle school. 5 Effects Vaping Does To Your Teeth and Gums Excess Bacteria Dry Mouth… Continue reading This Is How Vaping Damages Your Smile
YAY – it’s back to school season!!! It’s parent’s favorite time of year and kids least. It’s time to pack your kid’s more healthy snacks for school! Did you know that 42 percent of children who are ages 2 – 11 develop a cavity in their baby teeth? Healthy snacks can benefit more than just… Continue reading Teeth Friendly Snacks For The School Year
We have all heard the word Gingivitis. But what really is it? Dr. Peabody and his staff want to explain what it really is, and how to prevent it, starting from an early age. What causes gingivitis? Gingivitis is a type of gum inflammation that is caused by bacteria that live around your gum line,… Continue reading Gingivitis… What is that?
Do you prefer to watch movies at home, drive-in theaters, or theaters? Regardless of your preference, drinks and snacks pair well with your movie. Lots of good movies are out or soon to be released, be sure to learn the effects it will have on your teeth. Popcorn Walking into a theater, you immediately smell… Continue reading Movie Snacks vs. Your Smile
1 - A root canal treatment is a painful procedure False. A root canal does not cause pain. In fact, root canals are performed to relieve pain caused by inflammation of the pulp chamber (where the nerve is located) or a dental infection. Most of the “pain” comes from ignoring a trip to the dentist, causing the… Continue reading 8 Myths of Root Canals
Although we are lucky to have modern dental techniques that can solve a variety of our oral emergencies, these dental issues often start small and grow into painful situations. Taking the time to invest in preventative maintenance can be a small investment in keeping your teeth healthy, you smiling, and your hard earned money in your… Continue reading Dental Exams with your Santa Cruz Dentist