Proper brushing is essential for cleaning teeth gums effectively. Use a toothbrush with nylon, soft, round-ended bristles that will not scratch and...
Dry Mouth: Is It Sneaking Past Your Radar?
A dental epidemic is brewing, and it's called Xerostomia, or "Dry Mouth". It sounds innocuous enough, and perhaps that is why many people affected by the problem fail to treat it, or...
Divorce and dentistry: Why is rate of divorce high among dentists, and how can they avoid it?
Dentists have the unfortunate reputation of having a higher divorce rate than the rest of the population. Turns out that isn't true. However, there are several factors that might lead to divorce in the profession. Here are some suggestions to help avoid becoming a statistic.
How Dental Floss Is Made
A look at the manufacturing process of dental floss - an invaluable invention for maintaining oral hygiene and a great weapon against gum diseases.
How to Take the Teeth Out of Teething Pain
As I watch my five-week-old daughter (thankfully) sleep peacefully, I’m silently dreading the painful cries and discomfort that are just a few months down the road. Unfortunately, they will be cries she can sink her new teeth into. Alas, the beauty of baby teeth comes with a rough caveat: There will likely be screams, tears... Read more »
Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates knows how important it is to present your best face to the world — and one of the most important features of that face is a beaming smile. But there came a point when she noticed something was a little off. “I've always had good teeth, but it see
What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry is more popular than ever and there are options like veneers and teeth whitening that can give you a beautiful, white smile.
10 Neat Optical Illusions
Melt your brain and amaze your eyes with these optical illusions.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
How What You Eat Affects Your Teeth
When most of us think of the affect of food on our teeth, we probably think of …