Sugar

Sugar!  This helps explain why cavities are more prevalent in our modern-day, industrialized civilizations. • More sugar also means softer foods. • Soft foods mean you don’t chew as much. • When kids don’t chew they don’t get the benefit of optimal jaw growth. • Without nice wide jaws, our teeth don’t have space to…

Eat your way to a healthier smile.

Eat your way to a healthier smile. Eating food is more fun than going to the dentist so please read this: Omegas are shown to decrease periodontal disease: “ To date, the treatment of periodontitis has primarily involved mechanical cleaning and local antibiotic application. Thus, a dietary therapy, if effective, might be a less expensive…

Drew Dental Patient Testimonial

Drew Dental Patient Testimonial Aptos Dentist Jason Drew DDS This patient interviewed Drew Dental two years ago to help enhance her smile. We believe that a comprehensive diagnosis and the use of cutting edge technology help our patients achieve their optimal health and a beautiful smile. Our patient could not believe these were her new teeth!…

The Baby Safe Feeder

The Baby Safe Feeder

The Baby Safe Feeder Drs. Allyson and Jason Drew • Aptos, CA Chewing solid, hard food as a babies first food is important for the proper growth and development of the facial bones, the jaws, and the airway. If you are a parent like we are, there is always a concern for choking.  We get…

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety

5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety Drs. Jason and Allyson Drew • Aptos Dentist Missing dental appointments due to phobias not only can prolong your dental discomfort, but it can also add to your anxiety because you may feel guilty for missing dental offices. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you…

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year! Drs. Jason & Allyson Drew, Aptos, CA Chewing Your Nails This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. Placing your jaw in a protruding position for long periods of time can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction. Solution: Stress reduction and holding something…

Dental Myths Debunked!

Dental Myths Debunked! Aptos Dentist Jason Drew “It doesn’t matter what time of day I brush.” Brushing at certain times of the day does have an impact on your oral health. Brushing your teeth at night prevents food particles from sitting on our teeth which contributes to tooth decay over time. Brushing teeth in the…