A look at the manufacturing process of dental floss - an invaluable invention for maintaining oral hygiene and a great weapon against gum diseases.
10 Neat Optical Illusions
Melt your brain and amaze your eyes with these optical illusions.
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...
Great Dental Hygiene Tips by Vikram Ahuja
Proper brushing is essential for cleaning teeth gums effectively. Use a toothbrush with nylon, soft, round-ended bristles that will not scratch and...
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.
2017 Asbury Park Press Best of the Best Awards — Ocean County
APP.com’s Best of the Best 2017 Readers’ Choice contest recognizes the best businesses, things to do and more at the Jersey Shore, chosen by you.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
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 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…
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."