Tasty and tooth-friendly soft drink alternatives

By |2018-04-19T12:24:30-04:00April 15th, 2018|Oral Health Tips|

From dental care to general health, it’s likely that no food or drink gets mentioned more as a bad decision than sugary soda. Soft drinks find themselves in the spotlight (or crosshairs) for good reason. They are absolutely loaded with sugar, and pretty much nothing else. Here are some tasty options to consider as soft [...]

Get your dental health resolutions back on track

By |2017-11-27T16:54:28-05:00February 28th, 2017|Oral Health Tips|

As we start the third month of 2017, about half of the people who started New Year’s resolutions have most likely abandoned them. Don’t take it personally, that’s just the statistics. Data exist on practically everything these days, so it’s no surprise to see a slew of articles each year that serve as a reality [...]

Electronic cigarettes and oral health

By |2017-10-17T21:05:26-04:00February 17th, 2017|Oral Health Tips|

Electronic Cigarettes, usually referred to as e-cigs or “vapes,” have grown in popularity while being touted as a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes. The face-value assumption seems sound; if you’re not inhaling black smoke, it must be better for you. Some will also make the argument that e-cigs help people quit smoking traditional cigarettes, with [...]

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

By |2014-04-03T18:12:51-04:00April 3rd, 2014|Oral Health News|

Every year nearly 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral and throat cancers, and each year the American Dental Association reminds us all of the importance of being aware of oral cancer's dangers and symptoms. When cancer is detected and treated early, treatment-related health problems can be reduced. During your dental checkups, the Schumacher & [...]

Chocolate Better than Fluoride?

By |2013-12-04T17:56:44-05:00December 4th, 2013|Oral Health News|

Although Schumacher and Bauer, DDS does not endorse the findings in the Dentistry Today article until further research is performed, the below may make chocolate lovers feel better during the holiday season (and the rest of the year). Regardless, have a wonderful Holiday Season! For the 40 million Americans who suffer from tooth sensitivity, relief [...]

Common Myths About Gum Disease

By |2013-08-28T15:32:18-04:00August 28th, 2013|Oral Health Tips|

You probably see posters and hear us talk about gum disease during nearly every one of your visits to our dental office. The Schumacher & Bauer team is serious about educating our patients regarding the truth (and falsehoods) surrounding gum disease. Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that support your teeth, and it's [...]

Take Care of Your Teeth, and Your Teeth Will Take Care of You

By |2013-08-07T16:43:41-04:00August 7th, 2013|Oral Health Tips|

We've spoken before about how your teeth are a window into your body's overall health, and we thought this infographic broke it down quite nicely explaining the connections between your oral health and overall wellness. As listed in the infographic below, these 14 ailments are broken down by the oral health problems they can be [...]

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