Posts Categorized: Dental Nutrition

More Tips on Aging Gracefully and Smiling Beautifully

In an earlier post, Dr. Todd Pizzi shared simple, effective tips for aging gracefully and improving your overall health. Dr. Pizzi, who offers cosmetic dentistry in Shrewsbury, MA, continues the discussion to demonstrate how your oral health and diet can result in a better quality of life, perhaps even adding a few more years to… Read more »

“Hooray for Halloween Candy!” Says No Dentist Ever

Like most parents, you’ll spend the evening ferrying your costumed children from door to door in search of candy. As much as you (and your dentist) would appreciate a sugar-free Halloween, the reality is that you’ll spend the next few days rationing the loot and hoping for the best. Dr. Todd Pizzi, a general dentist… Read more »

Reasons to Skip the Soda | Shrewsbury, MA Dentist

There’s nothing wrong with the occasional indulgence in soda, but it seems that many Americans consume far too much of the sugary swill for their dentists’ (and doctors’) liking. Dr. Todd Pizzi, a cosmetic dentist in the 01545 area, shares insights into the effects of soda on your oral health. Pay close attention—especially if you’re… Read more »

Healthy Treats That Can Actually Stain Your Teeth

Why is it that some of the best-tasting foods are the worst for our bodies? Or just when you think you’ve found the perfect healthy food, it turns out that there’s some hidden health threat? It’s not that you have to abstain from enjoying these foods altogether, but it’s helpful to understand which foods might… Read more »

Drink Your Milk, Impress Your Dentist

“Drink your milk!” How many times did you hear your parents and teachers admonish you to finish your milk for strong, healthy bones. Calcium and vitamin D, both essential for strong bones, are also great for your oral health. As with your bones, your teeth are more resilient and less prone to cracks and fractures… Read more »

Simple Smile Tips From Your Shrewsbury, MA Dentist

The good news about having a great smile is that it requires surprisingly little effort on your part. It’s much easier than, say, having great hair—you won’t need any expensive mousses and sprays, fancy styling tools, or costly highlights. Dr. Todd Pizzi, a cosmetic dentist in Shrewsbury, MA, shares tips on getting (and keeping) attractive,… Read more »

How Does Snacking Affect Your Smile?

In the fight against tooth decay, you must be mindful not only in what you do to your mouth, but also what foods you put into your mouth. It’s tempting to assume that because food moves quickly past your teeth and gums, its role in your oral health is somehow less important. Not so, says… Read more »

Is Green Good for your Teeth?

Your pH levels inside your body can greatly affect your overall health. Too much acid in your system can make various parts of your body inflamed. This may include your gum tissues. Gingivitis (early gum disease) and periodontitis (advanced gum disease) are conditions of infection and inflammation. Striving to consume a healthy diet with the… Read more »

What Summer Means for Your Dental Health

Good dental health isn’t seasonal; your mouth, teeth, and gums are with you always, and need to be kept clean and healthy all year round. Still, it can be difficult not to automatically think of smiling when you think of summer. Even if you’ve long left school and no longer get the whole summer off,… Read more »

The Loving Relationship Between Milk and Teeth

Most people are aware that your dietary habits greatly influence the state of your oral health. After all, everything you eat and drink enters your body through your mouth, and without diligent care and maintenance, many of these substances can contribute to destructive dental diseases like tooth decay and gum disease. However, not everything in… Read more »