Posts Tagged ‘ ADA ’

Battle of the Toothbrushes: High-Tech versus Traditional

In the battle of the toothbrushes, where would you place your bet—on the benefits derived from brushing with a slick, high-tech rechargeable electric toothbrush or on the traditional, manual, low-tech option that’s been around since 1938? It seems like a simple question with an easy answer, but is it? The real answer: It depends. First, […]

The ADA Seal of Acceptance: Why is it important?

The small, often grass-green ADA Seal of Acceptance actually means something. It’s not a fake mark. And it can’t be bought. But it can be earned by companies who are willing to voluntarily submit scientific data that documents the ingredients, claims, and benefits of their commercial dental products for review against the rigorous scientific standards […]

The Five Foes of Your Pearly Whites

Sugar and spice and all things nice, or so the saying goes, but did you know that hard candy, ice, citrus, coffee, and even crunchy foods are not so nice for your teeth? They’re hard, sugary, tooth-staining, and generally non-nutritious. The American Dental Association (ADA) identified nine not-so-good foods and drinks that we should all […]