How a Little Sunshine Helps Teeth

blog-featured-image-vitamin-d-and-oral-healthWho doesn’t love to catch some sun rays? Well sunshine lovers, Dr. Amirpasha Farnaghi of League City Elite Dentistry has news for you! A little sunshine actually HELPS your teeth! Sunshine has been found to improve mood, our immune functions, and increases vitamin D production in our bodies.

The Importance of Vitamin D

While in braces, healthy teeth and gums are of vital importance. Vitamin D helps to support oral health in two ways:

  • It helps our bodies to absorb and utilize calcium

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4 Surprising Foods That Can Cause Bad Breath

blog-featured-image-bad-breath-causing-foodsEveryone knows that garlic and onions are the usual culprits for bad breath. But do you know what other foods may be causing your stinky breath? For some people, bad breath can be genetic. However, certain foods that may be a part of your daily routine could be to blame. Read on to find out what foods Dr. Amirpasha Farnaghi of League City Elite Dentistry lists as some bad breath causing foods!Read More

Hey Runners! Pay Special Attention To Your Oral Health

blog-featured-image-oral-health-and-runningWe know that exercise is very important for both our mental and physical health. However, have you thought about the effects of running on your oral health? While those two things may seem unrelated, they’re actually not. Fear not. Dr. Amirpasha Farnaghi of League City Elite Dentistry will explain the correlation between running and oral health.

Oral Health and Running

While the rest of your body may be in great shape, each extra training hour actually increases your risk of tooth decay. Athletes are at risk for two specific oral health problems: dry mouth effects and sports-related nutrition effects. Read More

5 Tips for Teaching Kids How to Brush

blog-featured-image-kids-brushing-tipsGood oral hygiene is a crucial part of a person’s health. Thus, it is imperative that parents help teach their kids not only to brush their teeth twice a day but also how to do so effectively. Rather than making it a chore, try to make cleaning their teeth a fun and enjoyable experience. To help, Dr. Amirpasha Farnaghi of League City Elite Dentistry shares some tips for teaching kids how to properly clean their teeth. Read More