With summer now in full swing we bet that you are now really feeling the heat! Be sure to keep the fans blowing and try drinking more water on those really hot days. Take the time to apply sun screen to protect your skin and prevent burns from too much sun exposure. For a full list of tips on how to prevent heat-related illness, click here.
Dr. Ellen Dayan and Dr. Willy were really feeling the heat when they recently visited Brazil for Invisalign Day. They had a great time taking in the sight and sounds of their surroundings and can report back that the country is almost ready for the Olympics!
We hope you had a great time celebrating with family and friends on Canada Day. The summer is all about enjoying the nice weather and good food but in between indulging in icy treats and BBQ dinners, remember to keep your oral health in check. Brush and floss every day and bring your kids in for a checkup. This is a great time for them to come in before school starts again. Book an appointment today.
Dr. Ellen Dayan and Team
Fight Tooth Decay with Beet Juice
According to the NIH (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research), 92% of adults between the ages of 20 to 60 have tooth decay.
Tooth decay occurs when bacteria in your mouth creates lactic acids that eat away at the tooth. The root cause is sugar, since bacteria uses sugar as the substance with which to adhere to the tooth. These bacteria can eventually tu
rn into plaque – a sticky, colourless film of bacteria proliferating on our teeth. Tooth decay can be minimized by a healthy diet that involves cutting down on sugary foods. But did you know there’s something you can add to your healthy eating habits that can actually help prevent tooth decay?
Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls
These fresh spring rolls are fun to make with the family and can be customized to suit your dietary habits. Add shrimp, chicken, or leave out the meat entirely if you want to go for a vegetarian option. Finish it off with a homemade sauce for dipping and that’s all there is to it!