Teeth as Tools

One of the most common ways people crack their permanent teeth, break fillings or damage their dental restorations is by using their teeth as tools. You may be [...]

Tobacco Destroys Oral Health

  While World No Tobacco Day came and went May 21, the message behind this important global holiday remains. Tobacco-related deaths continue to increase around the planet, and [...]

British Survey Reveals Odd Uses for Teeth

Our teeth are pretty interesting, aren’t they? They’re covered in enamel, which, though irreplaceable, is the strongest substance in the entire body. They’re strong enough to apply 200 [...]

Wine Down With These Tooth-Whitening Tips

With the rise of the web conference as the new in-person meeting and stress at an all-time high, "wine down Wednesday" and other virtual work happy hour events [...]

Brushing Tablets May Help Seniors Who Cannot Brush Teeth

There’s no question that nursing homes have been hit hard by COVID-19. With an aged population, many of whom have underlying health conditions and live in close quarters, [...]

Triclosan May Cause Osteoporosis

It’s a name you may have heard in the news before, but you might not remember why: Triclosan. A popular ingredient in some antibacterial toothpastes, Triclosan made headlines [...]

Waterpiking vs. Flossing

We’ve all heard the American Dental Association recommendations to brush our teeth twice a day and floss daily. But for some people, this is easier said than done. [...]

Virtual Visits for Busy Schedules

We all lead increasingly busy lives, and often the things that should be at the top of our priority list - like our health - get pushed to [...]

Pinhole Technique a Less Painful Treatment for Receding Gums

As we age, many health issues can arise - especially in our mouths. Periodontal disease, lost teeth and receding gums are just a few oral health issues that [...]

What Is TMJ Dysfunction?

If you’ve ever experienced stiffness or soreness in the jaw, you probably know just how painful and disruptive it can be. After all, the jaw is one of [...]