Mouthguards aren’t just for contact sports anymore

Mouthguards aren’t just for contact sports anymore

dental health More uses for mouthguards If you think mouthguards are only necessary in contact sports to ensure your pearly whites stay put, think again. According to board-certified ... Continue Reading →
Best dental treatments to straighten your teeth

Best dental treatments to straighten your teeth

Shape up your smile Luckily, modern dentistry has come a long way in recent years – and it’s never been easier to shape up your smile. In fact, today dentists have a slew of ... Continue Reading →
5 Most common oral health concerns after 50

5 Most common oral health concerns after 50

Dry mouth Dehydration frequently causes “cotton mouth,” but there’s more to the story when age is factored in, says Dr Shehzad Sheikh of Dominion Dental Care. “The ... Continue Reading →
5 Benefits of calcium

5 Benefits of calcium

Calcium is a daily health requirement Cathy R. Kessenich, D.S.N., A.R.N.P., in a study on calcium-rich alternatives for supplements published in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners, ... Continue Reading →
Teeth whitening: 5 Things you should know before you go for the glow

Teeth whitening: 5 Things you should know before you go for the glow

side effects can occur One common side effect of teeth whitening is sensitivity in the 24 hours following the procedure, says Dr. Melissa Naidyhorski, a dentist at Metro Dentalcare ... Continue Reading →
Teeth grinding: More than an audible nuisance

Teeth grinding: More than an audible nuisance

It is estimated that 82 million Americans are damaging their teeth from teeth grinding, also called bruxism. “Grinding can cause a number of problems, such as seriously wearing ... Continue Reading →
5 Bad dental habits to break right now

5 Bad dental habits to break right now

Brushing like a maniac For some people, keeping their teeth clean is something of an obsession. “I’ve seen people who brush up to 20 times a day,” says ... Continue Reading →
Fluoride and drinking water: An ongoing controversy

Fluoride and drinking water: An ongoing controversy

Fluoride is a compound of fluorine that has been shown to strengthen tooth structure and prevent tooth decay. Fluoride protects teeth when it is applied topically to the surface, such ... Continue Reading →
Get the best smile for your face

Get the best smile for your face

Smiling tips from a celebrity dentist Dr. Jeff Golub-Evans, a cosmetic dentist based in New York City who has worked with celebrities and Broadway actors, says a superior smile begins ... Continue Reading →
Quick ways to cure bad breath

Quick ways to cure bad breath

eat Fruits and veggies While some foods trigger offensive breath, Dr Michael Apa, DDS, says some fruits and veggies actually can counteract foul-smelling breath. “Celery, carrots ... Continue Reading →