Posts Categorized: Nutrition

Oral Health Tips for Teenagers’ Teeth

School’s out, and Park Ridge teens are on a mission to make this their best summer yet. Most haven’t given much thought to the upcoming school year, save for the excitement of prom, graduation, and social functions. During these years, it’s essential to maintain excellent oral health. At Park Ridge Dental, Dr. Loukas understands the… Read more »

Vitamins For Healthy Teeth And Gums

You don’t always get the right amount of proper vitamins and nutrients from what you eat. That’s why sometimes your doctor suggests you take vitamins, to help keep your body healthy. But what about your teeth? Do you ever hear your dentist suggest vitamins for healthy teeth? Maybe not, but there are certain vitamins that… Read more »

The Perfect Excuse to Eat Chocolate

It’s been a rough day…it’s your birthday…you haven’t eaten it in, like, forever, and you deserve it…it’s Valentine’s Day season…There are a million and one (and infinitely more) excuses for indulging in chocolate, but wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t need to excuse your cravings? With the revelation that chocolate might actually be good… Read more »

Is Your Mouth Hungry?

Your mouth requires a steady supply of fuel to remain strong and healthy. Most people are aware that a well-balanced diet can help them effectively manage their health and weight, but what constitutes a healthy diet for your teeth and gums? Luckily, many of the same nutrients that make any diet healthy. For instance, calcium… Read more »