The Dental Blog of Bradley J. Olson, DDS

Toothpaste with fluoride on a toothbrush: Is fluoride good for you?

Is Fluoride Good for You? (Learn the Truth)

Posted · Add Comment

There seems to be a debate about whether or not fluoride is actually good for your teeth. Well, the truth is: Fluoride is good for you! Fluoride is a natural mineral that strengthens your teeth and helps prevent cavities. How so? When applied to your smile, fluoride is absorbed into the enamel to keep your […]

Is charcoal toothpaste safe?

Is Charcoal Toothpaste Safe to Whiten Teeth? (What You Should Know)

Posted · Add Comment

It’s the latest trend throughout the United States: Whitening teeth with charcoal toothpaste. But the question everyone should be asking is: Is charcoal toothpaste safe to use? And will it cause more harm than good to my smile? In our blog, we’ll address: If there’s evidence proving charcoal toothpaste is safe What toothpaste you should […]

Keep moving for a longer life

Posted · Add Comment

Replacing Just 30 Minutes Of Sitting With Any Kind Of Movement On A Daily Basis May Help People Live A Longer Life, Study Indicates. TIME (1/15, Ducharme) reports new research “published in the American Journal of Epidemiology finds that replacing just 30 minutes of sitting with any kind of movement, every day, could help” people […]

Staying in Shape

Posted · Add Comment

Study Looks Into Affect Of Lifelong Exercise On Muscle Health, Cardiovascular System. The NPR (12/10, Neighmond) “Shots” blog reports that the findings of a recent study “suggest a dramatic benefit of lifelong exercise for both muscle health and the cardiovascular system.” Researcher Scott Trappe said, “Lifelong exercisers had a cardiovascular system that looked 30 years […]

Spring is just around the corner - could your dental health routine use a refresh?

How to “Spring Clean” Your Dental Health Routine

Posted · Add Comment

Warmer weather, budding trees…signs of spring are all around us! The first few glimpses of spring-like weather may send us into a spring cleaning frenzy around our homes and yards. Before you grab your bucket, squeegee, and mop, take a moment to think about your dental health routine. Could it use a little sprucing up? […]