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Category Archives: Recipes for Healthy Teeth

​Blueberry Extract Used to Fight Gum Disease

​Blueberries are one of Maine’s natural treasures. Aside from being delicious, blueberries are packed full of antioxidants and anthocyanins, two molecules that fight against numerous diseases. The discovery of the blueberry’s power earned it a spot on the list of human superfoods. We now have a new reason to be in love with the State [...]

World Health Day

April 7th marked the World Health Organization’s 67th birthday. To commemorate this event, each year the organization puts on World Health Day. This year’s theme is food safety. Although the 7th had come and gone, it’s never a bad time to learn about the importance of food safety. Food is an essential part of human [...]

National Garden Week

While you’re planning this year’s garden, don’t forget about your teeth. Many common garden crops have big benefits for your smile. Peppermint & Spearmint Peppermint and spearmint are two of the easiest herbs to grow and two of the healthiest. As you may have guessed from their omnipresence in toothpastes, they are great for your [...]

January is National Soup Month

On a cold winter’s day soup is just the thing to hit the spot. Even better, soup can be a very healthy and tooth-friendly meal. As soup is naturally a hodgepodge, you can easily pack it with nutrient rich foods that will help keep your teeth healthy and strong. Many common soup ingredients are good [...]

Can planting a garden improve your oral health?

YES it can! It’s the time of year when people start planting their gardens for the warmer days of spring and summer. Gardens look good, smell good, give you fresh food… but did you ever think that you could use your garden to strengthen your teeth? We all know the overall health benefits of eating [...]

Strawberry Orange Smoothie to Strengthen Your Teeth

This homemade strawberry orange smoothie not only tastes delicious, it’s also beneficial for your teeth and costs very little to make. Strawberries and oranges contain natural teeth whiteners along with plenty of vitamins and minerals to make your teeth healthy. These fruits also help prevent plaque buildup. Milk and yogurt, of course, contain calcium, which [...]

Gardening to Strengthen Your Smile

It’s the time of year when people start planting their gardens for the summer. Did you know that you could use your garden to strengthen your teeth at the same time? We all know the overall health benefits of eating our fruits and veggies. How about oral health? Following are a few herbs and spices [...]

Halt Halitosis

Since bad breath is a result of either poor oral hygiene (obvious) or gastrointestinal health (maybe not-so obvious), it’s just as important to brush and floss regularly as it is to ingest healthy food and drink. So, this February, you can LOVE the way your mouth looks and smells by eating the following breath-enhancing foods. [...]

Treating Yourself (Yes, YOU) this Season

Starting to feeling overwhelmed and stressed as you prepare for the holidays? Stop right there. Take a deep breath, and remember that your health is the most important gift you can give yourself. At Restorative and Aesthetic Dental Associates, we try to focus on what we put in our bodies during the holidays as a [...]

Best Autumn Foods for Your Teeth

With a change of seasons comes a new wave of foods and dishes, especially vegetables that tie in nicely with thoughts of Thanksgiving dinner. According to experts, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the following foods have incredible oral (and overall!) health benefits. Many of these foods cleanse your teeth as you chew and [...]

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