Welcome to The Dental Center in Belize
Welcome to The Dental Center in Belize. Our goal is to provide you with the best dental experience possible.
We pride ourselves in providing
We pride ourselves in providing quality dentistry by using only the most current methods, materials and equipment.
Our clients can expect
Our clients can expect the highest level of professionalism and skill from our team.
We are confident
We are confident that we can make your visit as comfortable as possible.
We want you to know
We want you to know that we believe you deserve thorough, personalized attention... EVERY TIME!

Quality Dental Care For The Whole Family

The Dental Center is a family-operated dental clinic. We are committed to delivering the finest dental care from our family to your family. We provide dental treatment to patients of all ages, beginning as young as 6 months old.

Our dentists and staff are thoroughly experienced in all aspects of general and family dentistry, including cosmetic orthodontics & implant dentistry.

Our Doctors

Dr. Pedro Habet

Dr. Jorge Habet

Dr. Luis Hernandez

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:

8:00am - 6:30pm

Saturday:

8:00am - 12:00pm

2604 Mercy Lane, Belize City, Belize

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Why Toothpaste Makes Orange Juice Bitter

What is it about toothpaste that transforms the sweet flavor of orange juice into something so bitter? For the solution to that mysterious sensory phenomenon - in colorful, animated detail - check the latest episode of the American Chemical Society's award-winning Bytesize Science video series at http://www.bytesizescience.com/

The video, from the world's largest scientific society, explains that the mainstay ingredients in toothpaste include a detergent called sodium lauryl sulfate, or SLS for short. When you brush your teeth, SLS produces the foamy suds and gives toothpaste its distinct mouth-feel. SLS also influences the way your personal, powerful chemical sensor tastes food.

That sensor is your mouth, with its 10,000 individual taste buds. Each consists of scores of receptor cells that respond to the basic tastes. Those are sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami (a pleasant, brothy or meaty flavor). Nerves carry the resulting signals to the brain, which registers tastes. How does SLS affect your sense of taste? For the answer:

Last modified on Sunday, 30 June 2013 21:41