Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), is a chronic inflammation of the jaw joint and surrounding facial muscles. Cosmetic dentist Dr. Bill Dorfman...
1-Minute Daily Tips for Healthy Teeth
Following these simple — and quick — do-it-yourself steps can keep your teeth healthy.
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...
How Can Green Tea Help Your Smile?
Many of us could use a little pick-me-up in the morning, and coffee is largely the drink we turn to. Sure, it causes tooth stains and bad breath, but go into any Starbucks on your way to work and you’ll see a packed house. But what if I told you that switching from coffee to green tea could help you improve your oral health and reduce your visits to the dentist It’s true! Green Tea and Overall Health Green tea has been consumed for centuries due to its medicinal benefits, which includes improve heart health, regulating body temperature, promoting digestion, and improving mental processes. In America, black tea is often the tea of choice, but it contains far fewer antioxidants and more caffeine. The unfermented leaves of green tea, on the other hand,…
Do DIY Teeth Whitening Methods Really Work?
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.
Top 10 Reasons to Get Regular Dental Cleanings
Regular dental cleanings are important, not only for looks but for good oral hygiene and general health. Here are 10 reasons to get regular cleanings.
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.
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.
Your Kids can be Cavity-Free with These 6 Steps
Tooth decay is the most common childhood disease, and what’s worse is that 20% of children’s cavities are left untreated. But there’s good news: cavities are nearly 100% preventable. Follow... Read More
What Is Sedation Dentistry?
WebMD explains how sedation dentistry works, what it involves, and how you can sleep through your next dentist appointment.