Thursday, November 1, 2012
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer questions about healthy teeth and dental hygiene in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week, since Trick-or-Treaters just finished filled their bags full of sugary treats, we're talking all about healthy teeth. Patch wants to help you get your questions answered, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: If you have a question for the dentists, ask below in our comment section and one of our experts will answer! If you consider yourself a local expert and would like to be added to the list, let us know! firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, October 29, 2012
Patch is looking for experts who can talk teeth and offer their expertise this week.
This week on Halloween, kids across the nation will go from house-to-house with one goal: Fill their bags with as much candy as possible. Since an abundance of sugary treats will most likely invade our homes the next few days, we want to discuss healthy teeth and dental hygiene. We want to find the answers to all your dental questions this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you are a local dentist or consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer …
Friday, October 14, 2011
Local dentists share advice on how to reduce damage to kids’ teeth this Halloween.
While any kind of sugary snack is bad for your teeth, overly sticky and sour candies may cause the most damage this Halloween. Dr. Khaled Shabany is a dentist at Dorsett Villiage Dental Care at the corner of Dorsett and McKelvey roads. He said sticky candies can cause more problems than even some more sugary sweets because they work with bacteria in your mouth. “Bacteria tends to accumulate in the crevices, and if you provide sugar, then they work faster to create a cavity,” Shabany said. Though there are some candies that are obviously "sticky," Shabany referred to candy that contains gelatin. Most chewy candies such as gummy bears, Starburst and Tootsie Rolls are made with gelatin. Shabany said a good way to tell if a candy is very …