Some "natural" ways of whitening teeth, such as brushing them with a strawberry and baking-soda mixture, do not actually whiten teeth, and may even weaken them, new research finds.
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
Overcoming Fear of Dentists
Fear of dentist appointments is a legitimate concern. Learn some helpful tips to help you overcome it!
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.
What is sleep apnea? How can my dentist help?
If you snore and suffer from sleepless nights you may be suffering from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is caused by a blockage of the airway, resulting in the temporary stoppage of breath during sleep. This often happens with the jaw goes back and the tongue falls into the throat. This decrease in oxygen can have damaging effects on the brain and the cardiovascular system, and can also lead to frequent awakenings or arouses at night which result in the patient being very fatigued during the day. Now there is a solution with sleep apnea dentistry. Your dentist can develop custom sleep appliances to help effectively treat sleep apnea. Sleep appliances place the jaw in a position to help maintain an open airway during sleep. Custom sleep devices are sleek and ergonomically designed with…
How Dental Bonding Can Alter the Look and Feel of Your Teeth
Dental bonding is a relatively inexpensive cosmetic dentistry procedure for making minor dental repairs. Find out if dental bonding is right for you.
Dental Hygiene: Man With Gross Plaque On Teeth Visits Dentist Office After 10 Years
This is what happens to your teeth when you don’t visit the dentist for 10 years.
10 Neat Optical Illusions
Melt your brain and amaze your eyes with these optical illusions.
How What You Eat Affects Your Teeth
When most of us think of the affect of food on our teeth, we probably think of …
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...