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The Surprising Uses & Benefits of Xylitol

The Surprising Uses & Benefits of Xylitol

You’ve probably heard about xylitol. After all, it seems the low-cal sugar substitute is popping up everywhere these days. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol, or polyalcohol, that’s made from the bark of birch trees or from a plant fiber called xylan. It’s s ...
4 Steps to Cavity-Free Kids

4 Steps to Cavity-Free Kids

As healthy as your household may be, Halloween is coming. And even with dentist candy trade-in programs, the “Switch Witch,” and every other way you pry that high fructose corn syrup-filled pillow case out of your child’s clammy, over-sugared hands, ...
The Best Dental Products for Tiny Chompers

The Best Dental Products for Tiny Chompers

We worry so much about what our kids eat, but we also should worry about what they don’t eat””toothpaste and other dental products! Even though children don’t (and shouldn’t) ingest oral hygiene products, these products do get ...
Flossing is Fundamental

Flossing is Fundamental

“Do you floss regularly?” the dental hygienist asked as I stared at her blankly. Well, I’ve thought about flossing from time to time – I wonder if that counts. The truth is, most people just don’t like to floss. They con ...