Spooky News

October 3rd, 2018 by Ima Admin

Does thinking about Halloween candy and the potential effect on your children’s teeth enough to make your spine tingle?

Don’t despair – you can be watchful over of your child’s health and still let them enjoy the special occasion.

The decay process in teeth works like this: Roughly 90 percent of all foods contain sugars or starches that enable bacteria in dental plaque to produce acids. It is this bacterial acid attack, lasting 20 minutes or more, that can lead to a loss of tooth mineral and give way to cavities.
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Which is First?

October 3rd, 2018 by Ima Admin

No, we’re NOT discussing chickens and eggs… we’re talking about brushing and flossing or is it flossing and brushing?

Brushing certainly comes before flossing in the dictionary, but according to the Oral Health Foundation (in the UK), not so when it comes to our teeth.

New research has shown interdental cleaning (flossing string or brush) before actual tooth brushing is the best way to clean our teeth effectively. The study found that flossing loosens bacteria and food debris from between the teeth, which allows brushing to be much more successful at removing plaque.
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Brace for Halloween Treats

October 23rd, 2017 by gdh-staff

October isn’t only when we celebrate Halloween, it’s also National Orthodontic Month. While Grandville Dental is an Invisalign® provider, what better time to talk a little bit about which Halloween treats are safe for those with metal braces? Don’t worry, if your child or a neighbor’s child has metal braces, there still are plenty of yummy options from which to choose.

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