Oral Health

Junk Food

Bad Dental Habits

Are They Worth the Risk? The average American diet runs high in refined or simple carbohydrates and sugars. It’s also a fact that tooth decay and gum disease affect over 90% of children and adults in the United States. Not everyone is harmed in the same...

Brush Away Your Appetite?

Can You Brush Away Your Appetite?

A good oral hygiene routine keeps your mouth healthy. It also freshens your breath and a brightens your smile. Some individuals claim another benefit: it reduces your appetite. Others reply with their own counterclaim, that they get hungry when brushing their teeth. So, does the...

Tooth Enamel

The Wonders of Tooth Enamel

The more we learn about teeth, the more we are amazed by them. Consider tooth enamel. This single component of our teeth has plenty of impressive features! So, let’s discuss some of the qualities of tooth enamel that make it so fascinating. Structure of Tooth Enamel About...

Wisdom Teeth

Seeking Wisdom About Teeth

In the 17th century, they were called “teeth of wisdom.” Since the 19th century, we’ve been calling them “wisdom teeth.” Whatever name you choose, we are talking about the set of third molars that appear in your mouth — two on the top and two...

Picking the Proper Tool

In the 1870’s, a shrewd business man named Charles Forster went from store to store, asking if they would sell his recently-developed tool. Since there was never any demand for it, the stores declined Mr. Forster’s offer. Mr. Forster hired young people to walk into...

Weeding is Like Brushing

What Happens If We Skip Brushing?

Brush for two minutes twice a day, every day, for the rest of your life. For some people, it doesn’t seem that important. For others, they miss brushing a few times and get out of the habit. Many stick to this routine religiously. The question...

Miswak

A Different Kind of Toothbrush

Oral health is simple to maintain when a local store has all the equipment you need. Getting a decent soft-bristled toothbrush, toothpaste, and maybe some floss and mouthwash might cost you as little as ten dollars or less and last for many months. Some countries...

2 Minute Warning

The Two-Minute Warning

Brushing Your Teeth Has Benefits Many people live in a way that values microwave ovens over stovetops. Others don’t have the time to make a lunch or even go out for a  midday meal, so they have it delivered to the office. Some risk a red...

Great Smile

Five Parts to a Great Smile

There’s no denying the benefits of a great smile! It can brighten a room, impress a date, seal a job interview, calm a nervous heart, and even improve your health. As with the rest of the human body, your smile requires regular attention to maintain....

Aging and Teeth

Myths About Aging and Teeth

Despite entertaining stories and endeavors to the contrary, not a single living human can avoid aging and its effects. As a result, many circumstances like receding hairlines or sore muscles are summarily chalked up to getting old. This happens in the dental field too, with...