Is Juicing Bad for Your Teeth?

pouring green juice into a glassAt the start of every new year, most of us begin to reevaluate our waistlines and opt for a healthier lifestyle. With the growing popularity of juicing in recent years, more of our patients have been turning to this diet as a means of increasing their fruit and vegetable intake. While blending veggies, fruits, and other nutrients together can be very beneficial for overall health, do you really know the effects on your oral health?

The Effects of Juicing on the Teeth

When you consume a fruit and vegetable drink, you’re exposing your teeth to the acids that come from these foods as well. Over time, these acids can cause staining and erosion damage to your teeth. Many people notice that their teeth feel sticky or rough after juicing for more than a couple of days. Thankfully, orthodontist Dr. Oana Honey at Honey Orthodontics has a few easy tips to help maintain great oral health while drinking yourself to a better you. Read more on Is Juicing Bad for Your Teeth?…

Announcing Our “Snowman Seek & Find” Contest!

At Honey Orthodontics, our sights are always set towards spring and the warmer weather, but we’ll make the most of winter with our fun “Snowman Seek & Find” contest!

We’ll be hiding tiny snowman graphics to various pages of the Honey Orthodontics website. Guess the correct number, and you’ll be entered in a random drawing to win a $100 Amazon gift card! Be sure to inspect each page thoroughly!

This contest runs from January 2nd to March 28th. For more information, head to our Contest page.

We hope everyone had a happy holiday season and is ready for 2019!

New Year New Me

Cute funny cartoon tooth in santa hat and mittens. Vector concept of New Year and Christmas greeting for the dental clinic. Winter holidays in dentistry.At the start of each new year, we often hear people say, “New year, new me.” But what exactly does that mean? At Honey Orthodontics, we say “New year, new smile, better hygiene.”

To help you start the new year with a great smile and better oral health, we’ve come up with a list of essentials you will need to achieve this new year’s resolution.

Floss

Simply brushing your teeth does not always get to the hard-to-reach areas. Flossing is one of the most effective ways to prevent cavities, fight bad breath, tartar buildup, gum disease and improve your appearance. Make sure floss is part of your at-home dental care routine in the new year to maintain your bright smile.

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