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Mouth Breathing means Sleep Issues

Our body is designed to take air in through the nose to filter, humidify, get the air ready before it goes into the body. If you breathe through you mouth, you are forcing your tonsils to do the work of the nose; clean the air, filter the air, humidify and clean the air. Your body […]

Nail Biting can Fracture Teeth

Are you a nail biter? Do you bite off your sewing thread like this patient does? These traumas add up against the cutting surface of your front teeth. As a result, chipping and fracturing of your thin tooth enamel occurs. This is shown in the bottom photo. Drs Drew restored this already beautiful smile with […]

Teeth Whitening Aptos – Drew Dental

Teeth Whitening Aptos – Drew Dental   At Drew Dental we are offering 50% off teeth whitening for the Holiday Season.  Call our office at 831-688-6060 to treat yourself to a whiter, brighter smile! Tis’ the season to be bright! Maybe you’ve always wanted a beautiful white smile. Or your teeth have yellowed over time. […]

Halloween Candy Buy Back Aptos – Drew Dental – Nov 2-5

Halloween Candy Buy Back Aptos – Drew Dental – Nov 2-5.  Drs. Allyson and Jason Drew support our troops abroad and good health for local children by hosting a Halloween Candy Buy Back.  For every pound of candy you bring to their office the week following Halloween, November 2-5, the doctors give $1 cash then […]

Mom’s Kiss Can Spread Cavities To Baby

Mom’s Kiss Can Spread Cavities To Baby A kiss on the mouth or sharing utensils can transmit bacteria.   Luckily, there are preventative measures that can help kick the bacteria to the curb. A January 2010 study in the Journal of Dental Research found that the children of moms who chewed Xylitol gum (starting in the […]

Dental Myths, Facts and Oddities – 6 Quick Tips

Dental Myths, Facts and Oddities – 6 Quick Tips Soft Bristled Tooth Brushes are best for brushing because they do not cause gingival recession Ignore Handle Shapes – the neck of the brush has little effect on overall results.  Time and technique are what matter most. Electric is not necessarily better.  They are potentially easier to […]

The Why, When, How and Where of Tongue Scraping

The Why, When, How and Where of Tongue Scraping Imagine it’s still winter … you’re standing at the door, ready to brave the cold. You’re layered-up with three shirts and a sweatshirt, your heavy winter coat, and two layers of socks underneath your waterproof winter boots. Then you’ve got those awesome jeans with the flannel […]

It’s National Ice Cream Day, Fight Cavities With Ice Cream?

Probiotic ice cream may boost oral health for kids!  Consuming a functional ice cream formulated with Bifidobacterium lactis Bb-12 and Lactobacillus acidophilus La-5 may cut levels of caries-causing bacteria in the mouth, says a new study from India. Data from a double-blind, placebo controlled trial indicated that the probiotic ice cream was associated with significant […]

How many teeth do Sharks Have?

The number of teeth a shark has depends on the species of shark. For example, the great white shark has about 50 teeth in its mouth. But the amazing thing about sharks is that they can replace damaged and lost teeth very easily. Below the teeth they have in their mouths, there are several rows […]