Blog Posts in August, 2016

Natural Toothpaste: Better than Regular?

A lot of stores offer different brands of natural toothpaste, but is it better than the toothpaste you've always used? Ultimately, the basics of toothpaste are the same no matter what flavor or ...
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10 Benefits of Straight Teeth

At Platinum Dental Care, we love straight smiles. But the benefits of having a straight sm ile go beyond vain or aesthetic reasons, in fact, those who have straight teeth enjoy much more than they may ...
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Get the Family Moving With These 3 Workouts

Now that school is back in session here in Utah, kids may find it harder to get necessary regular excercise. Not only that, but Fall weather in Utah is amazing and should be enjoyed! For this reason, ...
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Can a "Raw" Diet Hurt My Teeth?

Eating "raw" is a popular diet trend designed to help people to lose weight, increase their nutrient intake, and avoid any processed or animal biproducts. The popularity of raw eating has ...
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Why We Love Electric Toothbrushes

Top-of-the-line electric toothbrushes definitely come at no small price, especially when compared with their manual counterparts. At Platinum Dental Care, we think they are worth the investment, and ...
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Keeping Teeth Healthy During the School Year

Once school starts, your kids get into a routine that often helps promote lifelong oral hygiene. They get into brushing their teeth every morning and night, and the sugary popsicles and sodas of ...
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Delicious, Easy, Healthy School Lunch Ideas

Packing school lunches can get monotonous after the first couple weeks of school. Plus, easy foods to pack are not always good on teeth (especially when your child eats mid-day and probably won't ...
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Getting the Most Out of the Last Days of Summer

Kids are getting ready to go back to school, outside temperatures are slowly dropping, and soon the waterparks will be closing for the season. Summer 2016 has come and gone too quickly! But here are ...
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What About the "Flossing is a Waste of Time" Rumors?

According to a several recent news articles sparked by a change in the dietary guidelines published by the Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services that failed to include flossing, ...
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How to Get Your Kids to Love the Olympic Games

The Summer Olympics only come once every 4 years, which is why it's easy to justify watching a little more TV than usual to catch your favorite sports. However, for kids, the Olympics can be hard ...
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Why Olympic Athletes Often have Bad Teeth

"They have bodies of Adonis and a garbage mouth," said Olympic Dental Director for the International Olympic Committee, Paul Piccininni. No one knows exactly why, but olympic athletes are ...
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Dealing with Surface Stains

What causes surface stains on your teeth? Highly pigmented compounds found in darker foods and beverages called chromogens. How do you know if a food you are about to eat will stain your teeth? A good ...
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