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 […]

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 […]

Norwegians Collect Baby Teeth To Study Environmental Influences On Fetal Health

Call it a Norwegian Tooth Bank!  A Tooth Bank that seeks milk teeth from 100,000 children.  The Norwegian Tooth Bank is requesting milk teeth from 100 000 children in Norway and could become the biggest tooth bank in the world.  Milk teeth can give unique information about environmental influences and nutrition in the foetus and in early childhood. […]