December 2016

New Year’s Resolution 2017: Floss Everyday!

By |December 30th, 2016|Brushing & Flossing|

According to the American Dental Association, flossing is “an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums.” Flossing removes more food particles than brushing alone. If left unchecked, those food particles can lead to plaque buildup, which could then result in cavities, gum disease, and more serious health issues. If flossing isn’t already [...]

October 2016

What is the best Halloween candy for your teeth?

By |October 31st, 2016|Brushing & Flossing, Cavity Prevention|

Let's start with the Worst Halloween Candy for Your Teeth! Some Halloween candies are worse for your teeth than others. The worst Halloween candies for your teeth are ones which contain the most cavity-contributing acids namely: 1. Sour Candies 2. Chewy Candies 3. Hard & Nutty Candies These types of Halloween candy tend to stick to [...]

The Daily 4 – Starting the conversation about Dental Hygiene

By |October 19th, 2016|Brushing & Flossing, Cavity Prevention|

October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Are you ready to start the conversation? We are talking about the Daily 4! Understanding the importance of keeping a regular oral health routine that works for you. The Daily 4 The Daily 4 represent the foundation for healthy smiles. Incorporating these steps into a regular oral health routine can have [...]

August 2016

Great Photos Start with Great Smiles!

By |August 17th, 2016|Whitening|

It's Celebration Season! Perhaps a reunion, vacation, or wedding plans are in store for you for the rest of this summer?  Is your smile ready? Whether you’re in the wedding party, a parent to the bride or groom, or just prepping yourself to see old friends, you want to look your best for all those photos. [...]

June 2016

A. Art Kaslow awarded Rotarian of the Year!

By |June 27th, 2016|Awards|

The Rotary Club of Solvang has awarded the Rotarian of the Year Award to A. Art Kaslow. This award is in recognition of dedicated service and loyal devotion to the ideals of community service.  Each year, club members nominate one Rotarian from the Rotary Club of Solvang for his/her outstanding service and commitment. A. Art Kaslow was nominated by fellow [...]

May 2016

When to brush your teeth – Before or after a meal?

By |May 27th, 2016|Brushing & Flossing, Cavity Prevention|

A quick internet search will pull up thousands of sites that tell you to "brush after meals."  But if you ask a dental hygienist this question you'll get a different answer. When you brush your teeth, you help remove food and plaque — a sticky white film that forms on your teeth and contains bacteria. After you eat [...]

March 2016

Tooth Friendly Easter Basket Fillers

By |March 26th, 2016|Cavity Prevention|

HEALTHY SNACKS Carrots Carrot sticks are an Easter Bunny favorite—plus, they’re great for your teeth. Carrots boost saliva production, which can wash away sugars in your mouth. Eggs Colorful, hard-boiled Easter eggs are the ultimate way to brighten up your basket and limit sugar acid attacks. Plus, they’re rich in vitamin D, which can help keep your teeth strong. Apples Apple slices [...]

Coming March 21, 2016 – Radiation / X-RAY FREE cavity detection

By |March 17th, 2016|Cavity Prevention|

Introducing DEXIS CariVu a transilluminating cavity detection device using near-infrared light. What this means for you: If you do not wish to have X-rays taken, CariVu is an alternative diagnostic method that allows you to take comfort in knowing our cavity detection is XRAY / radiation FREE. Dr. A. Art Kaslow DDS is the first and [...]

January 2016

A. Art Kaslow, DDS honored as the 2016 Solvang Small Business of the Year

By |January 28th, 2016|Awards|

The Solvang Chamber of Commerce held it's Annual Community Awards Banquet on Thursday, January 28, 2016. “Grow Your Community, Think Solvang First” was the theme for 2016, selected for its enthusiastic message that reflects the positive growth within our Chamber and in our generous community. Honorees in categories ranging from Large Business of the Year to City [...]

October 2014

Tooth Enamel

By |October 9th, 2014|Cavity Prevention|

Tooth enamel is the hard outer surface layer of your teeth that serves to protect against tooth decay. In fact, TOOTH ENAMEL is considered the HARDEST mineral substance in your body, even stronger than bone! — at A. Art Kaslow DDS.