Refreshing summer drinks that won’t stain your teeth and relieving mosquito bite itches!

 

Happy summer to everyone from Museum Dental!

It’s summer time and while many of you escape up north to cottages and enjoy the break, you return to back to the city with black fly bites and mosquito bites along with the extreme itch that is unbearable.  Well, the staff at Museum dental, along with of one of our patients have stumbled upon a great remedy to relieve that sting and itch from insect bites. 

Pro Namel toothpaste! Yes, this fabulous toothpaste which is great for your regular brushing has been found to immediately stop the itch on an insect bite. Why you ask?  We aren’t exactly sure but we are researching it. In the mean time enjoy the outdoors and caring around a small tube of Pro Namel toothpaste in your pocket for that quick relief.

Now comes the fun part of this post! 

Looking for delicious, refreshing, summer drink recipes? Drinking intensely coloured drinks is the biggest contributor to stained teeth. The darker the drink colour, the greater potential there is for staining.

Here is a list of some of our favourite summer drinks that will not only taste delicious, but will also help keep your teeth sparkling white all summer long!

 

Mint Julep

  • Whiskey
  • Mint
  • soda water
  • sugar (substitute stevia or coconut sugar for a healthier alternative)

Strawberry Basil Margaritas

  • frozen limeade concentrate
  • strawberries (muddled)
  • basil leaves
  • tequila

Watermelon-Cucumber Twist

  • Vodka
  • triple sec
  • watermelon juice
  • cucumber
  • mint juice
  • lime juice

 

Summer Citrus Champagne

  • Honey
  • Zest of lemon
  • Lemon juice
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Fresh orange juice
  • Champagne

Enjoy!

Michael Bulger