Plan Your Sports Nutrition and Hydration to Reduce Tooth Decay Risk

Posted On Apr 30, 2014 @ 12:43 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

If you or your family has an active sports lifestyle, you probably already know the importance of food and liquids for energy and hydration. But what you eat and drink (and how often) could unintentionally increase your teeth’s susceptibility to tooth decay. With that in mind, you should plan your nutrition and hydration intake for strenuous exercise to maximize energy and reduce the risk of tooth decay.

Top 5 Reasons Not to Delay Getting a Root Canal

Posted On Apr 23, 2014 @ 02:35 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

So you came in to the dental office for an exam, and now you’ve been told you need a root canal. But you’re wondering: Do I really have to do this? I’ve heard all sorts of things about the procedure. What if I wait a while — would that be so bad?

Top 5 Tips for Good Oral Hygiene

Posted On Apr 17, 2014 @ 01:31 PM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

It’s a recognized goal of modern dentistry to help you keep your natural teeth clean and disease-free, so you’ll be able to enjoy them for your whole life. But dentists can’t accomplish that goal by ourselves — we need your help! Maintaining good oral hygiene is the best way to ensure that your smile stays as healthy as it should be. Here are a few simple tips that can make a big difference in your dental health.

How Taylor Hicks Keeps His Smile Bright

Posted On Apr 10, 2014 @ 09:29 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Like many who have risen to the top tier in show business, singer Taylor Hicks found that he needed a few things (besides talent, of course) to really succeed: a willingness to seek out opportunities and work hard; a unique and energetic stage presence; and a bright, appealing smile.