Tag: Mansfield TX cavities

Soda and Cavities

Michelle Obama and other health activists have long touted the dangers of soft drinks in relation to overall health. Not as many activists talk about soda’s effect on one’s dental health. One 12 ounce can of regular Coke contains 9 and 1/3 teaspoons of sugar alone. Bacteria in our mouth consume the sugar from soda… Read more »

Black Coffee May Fight Cavities

Black coffee may not be as bad as you think. New research shows that a certain type of coffee bean used in 30 percent of the world’s coffee disables the bacteria that causes plaque. Dr. Blair Jones and Dr. Seth Harris follow the latest scientific trends in dentistry. They utilize cutting-edge technology to provide stellar… Read more »

Red Wine May Help Fight Cavities

A new study from the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry studied the theory that wine, grape seed extract, and polyphenols can slow bacterial growth in the mouth. If this theory is supported, red wine may one day be a part of a cavity-fighting product. Your Mansfield dentists, Dr. Blair Jones and Dr…. Read more »

How To Prevent Cavities

We have all experienced the inconvenience and discomfort of dental cavities. Our mouths contain several types of bacteria, and the bacteria feed off the sugars and starches from the foods that we eat. The bacteria then create an acidic film that sticks to our teeth. This acid demineralizes the enamel, the top coating of our… Read more »