Archive for November, 2016

Top Five Teeth-Friendly Recipes for the Holidays

The holidays can get so busy, it’s easy to forget the small everyday things–like oral hygiene. Plus, the holidays expose us to food on what seems like a constant basis, and it can be tricky to forget to take breaks to floss, brush, and rinse. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a list of five recipes that use […]

The Facts on Flossing

In August of this year, the dental world was rocked by an Associated Press article that declared the benefits of floss to be unproven. Why did this hit the professional oral hygiene advocates so hard? Because it is only half true, and the problem lies in the research, not the act itself. “Much of the current […]

Pregnancy and Oral Health: What You Need to Know

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, making it an opportune time to discuss the importance of good oral hygiene during pregnancy. Did you know that pregnant women are 70% more likely to experience gingivitis than the average adult? Even more alarming, studies continue to show a link between gingivitis in pregnant women and low-weight or premature […]

Announcing the East Madison Dental November Food Drive

November is the month of sharing, family, and giving thanks. To kick off the month, East Madison Dental is announcing its first Food Drive. EMD has teamed up with Center for Food Action to donate non-perishable food items to New Jersey families living in poverty. Throughout the year, the Center for Food Action provides food, housing, […]