Preventing Dental Decay in Baby Teeth

Being new parents can be really overwhelming. There are so many articles and advice offered about the best ways to keep baby healthy and prevent illnesses. Here, at Dr. Fremont’s office, we want to make sure your child’s oral health questions and concerns are as easy as possible to learn.    As adults, we know […]

Can Healthy Foods be Bad for your Teeth?

We all know that candy is bad for your teeth. Did you know that some healthy foods can bejust as detrimental to your teeth as chewy candies, cakes and cookies? Now that children are returning to school, parents may want to consider limiting the consumption of some of the commonly offered foods and beverages listed […]

Can Chewing Gum Help Reduce Cavities?

Research indicates the answer is yes, as long as your chewing gum sweetened with 100 percent xylitol. What is xylitol? Xylitol is a sugar alcohol sweetener widely used as a sugar substitute and low-calorie sweetener. Xylitol is found in the fibers of many fruits and vegetables, and can be extracted from various berries, oats and […]

Halloween and your Children’s Teeth.

Typical Halloween candy treats can pack a nasty punch to your kid’s teeth. Hard candies, lollipops and chewy candy can cause the most damage. These candies can be a serious source of tooth decay, particularly when they get stuck in the crevices between teeth. Sour candies can be a problem as well. They are highly […]