Posts From May, 2014

Preventing Gagging During A Dental Visit

Gagging during a dental visit is quite common reports Huffington Post.  According to a new study about half of people have gagged at least once while being treated. And it is no surprise that the more problems people have with gagging, the more likely they are to report dental care related fears.   Researchers recruited […]


A Vaccine Against Bad Breath?

Wish there was an easy way to wipe out halitosis? Allure Magazine reports a vaccine might be in the horizon that eliminates bad breath. The good news is that the mice that were treated became less malodorous; the bad news is that it could be five to ten years before the therapy is available. What […]


A Smoothie That’s Good For Your Smile

Summer is almost here and nothing is more cool and refreshing than sipping on a smoothie. Choose ingredients that help strengthen teeth and avoid decay and sip through a straw to protect your pearly whites. Most smoothies are filled with sugar. They may taste good, but cause tooth decay, cavities and whole lot of other […]


Are you a tooth whitening addict?

Dentists call an addiction to whitening teeth “bleachorexia.” Patients, who compulsively use teeth whitening treatments, run the risk of eroding their teeth and making them prone to sensitivity. Who doesn’t want a healthy, white smile? Teeth whitening treatments are the No. 1 requested cosmetic dental procedure, having increased more than 300% since 1996 according to […]


Beware Of Ninja Flossers

  Flossing is one of the most effective ways of removing plaque from between teeth and at the gumline. It is also the best tool against periodontal disease, which affects 75% of Americans.   We’ve all got our routines. Some people floss to music, watching television or maybe while doing a jig. In front of […]


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