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Functionally Driven, Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Dentistry
Greenwich Family Dental

2016

An apple a day may keep the dentist away


Dietary habits of schoolchildren encourage an increase in sugar intake leading to a greater risk of cavities, reports the Academy of General Dentistry. Over a 15-month period, researchers tracked the dietary habits and monitored the teeth of preschool children before and after the start of school. Results show that decayed,

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How Many Americans Floss Their Teeth?


A new analysis shows most of us are ignoring our dentists' advice. Americans can now be scientifically divided into three categories: Those who floss daily, those who never floss and those who fall somewhere in between. The first nationally representative analysis designed to determine how many people floss their teeth

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Cigarette smoking alters the mouth microbiota


Smoking significantly changes the mouth's microbiome, with potential implications for tooth decay and the ability to break down toxins, according to results published in the ISME (International Society for Microbial Ecology) Journal. Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and mortality in the US, leading to 480,000 deaths

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