Chewing Gum That Cleans Your Teeth

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average American consumes 1.8 lbs of chewing gum each year. You can’t walk past a grocery store check stand without spotting dozens of brands and flavors of the stuff.

For years, mothers told their children chewing gum would rot their teeth. According to the American Dental Association, chewing sugarless gum after eating does help prevent cavities. How does this work? Let’s talk more about chewing gum.

Can Any Chewing Gum Prevent Cavities?

While you can surely buy the gum advertised as cavity-fighting, it isn’t always necessary. According to experts at the Oral Health Foundation, ANY sugarless gum can help prevent cavities. How does this work? Read more

How to Clean Dental Crowns

Your dentist has just permanently seated your new dental crown. Now what? How do you care for your new dental work? Dental crowns don’t need to be difficult to keep clean and bacteria free. They do require a special regimen in order to keep the underlying tooth and its roots free of decay. At Reason 2 Smile, we recommend the following routine.

Routine, Routine, Routine

The most important part of any cleaning regimen is to begin a routine and stick with it. Cleaning your teeth, gums and dental work not only keeps teeth strong and healthy, it will much less expensive in the long run. Dental work can be expensive to replace. Here is the routine we suggest for dental crowns: Read more