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Flossing Controversy? Here are the Pros and Cons
Flossing Controversy? Here are the Pros and Cons
In addition to brushing our teeth, we should also floss every day. However, there have always been controversies about whether or not flossing is good for our teeth. ...
05-12-2022
Ask a Dentist: Causes and Cures for Shrinking Gums
Ask a Dentist: Causes and Cures for Shrinking Gums
A lingering glance in the bathroom mirror may bring you the unsettling realization that your gums are shrinking or red, or that your teeth are longer. What’s going ...
05-12-2022
Tips on How to Improve Your Oral Hygeine Routine
Tips on How to Improve Your Oral Hygeine Routine
Ok, so how should I brush my teeth? Well, you need to pay particular attention to all the red and swollen areas of the gums. But when I ...
05-5-2022
Gum Inflammation Can Raise Arthritis Risk
Gum Inflammation Can Raise Arthritis Risk
Inflammation in the gums can increase susceptibility to other forms of inflammation, such as arthritis, through changes to immune cell precursors in the bone marrow, according to new ...
05-5-2022
Is Seltzer Water Healthy?
Is Seltzer Water Healthy?
My health conscious friends and colleagues tell me that they need an alternative to soda but plain water is too boring. They, like many people, are turning to ...
04-29-2022
Why You Might Want to Quit Flossing Your Teeth
Why You Might Want to Quit Flossing Your Teeth
When she was in her mid-50s, my mother had a dentist who told her that if she didn’t floss her teeth, they would fall out of her mouth ...
04-24-2022
Lots of Carbs May Mess up Oral Health for Postmenopausal Women
Lots of Carbs May Mess up Oral Health for Postmenopausal Women
Higher intake of sugary and high glycemic load foods may influence poor oral health and, perhaps, systemic health outcomes in postmenopausal women, according to new research. High glycemic ...
04-23-2022