Oral Health in Lexington SCImagine a candy that, instead of doing damage to your teeth, actually improved your oral health.

Well, that’s exactly what a Berlin based firm has created.

Organobalance GmbH, the firm responsible for creating the “miracle” candy, claims that it actually reduces bad bacteria in the mouth.

We’re all familiar with the dangers of traditional, sugary candy. Sugary residue left on the surface of the tooth releases acid, which dissolves enamel and leads to cavities. However, this new candy has a dead bacterium that binds with the bad bacteria. This prevents the bad bacteria from attaching to the tooth and instead it is washed away by saliva.

Results from an initial study showed that children who ate the candy had significantly lower bad bacteria levels than children who ate traditional candy.

Improved Oral Health with Dr. Brad Pitts

While inventions like this suggests that oral health is becoming increasingly more important, it will take time for the product to actually hit the market.

In the meantime, trust our dentists to provide quality dentistry to improve your entire family’s oral health!

(Yeah, yeah- we know dentist appointments are not as exciting as bacteria-eating candy but we promise it does a lot more for your teeth!)

At Brad Pitts Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer basic cleanings that are vital to healthy mouths. Our preventative treatments help to keep cavities at bay. These services include:

• Deep cleanings

• Sealants

• Fluoride Treatments

We also provide restorative treatments to get your mouth back to its optimal shape. These services include:

• Inlays and Onlays

• Crowns

• Bridges

• Root Canal Therapy

We take your entire family’s dental care needs seriously and even offer pediatric dentistry. We always take the time to foster proper brushing and flossing techniques with children. Our staff is experienced with providing relaxing and happy experiences  for children at our dental office. We suggest taking the time to visit our office every 6 months for preventative care and oral health maintenance.

So, while we may or may not have discovered the secret of bacteria eating candies- we are committed to providing your family with quality dental care in Lexington, SC. For all your dental care needs, call us at (803) 808-1778 or visit us at Brad Pitts Famiy and Cosmetic Dentistry.

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