You’re probably not surprised that a dentist would commemorate such a "horrendous procedure", but a root canal isn’t really horrendous. Seriously.Read more »
Posts Tagged: dentistry
Could selfies be good for your teeth?
A little selfie-consciousness may be good One recent study was conducted by NIH-funded researcher Dr. Lance Vernon (Senior instructor, Case Western Reserve University) three dentists from India, another researcher from the United States. They examined the feasibility of using smart phone video “selfies” to help improve toothbrushing technique. The small proof-of-concept study aimed to determine whether toothbrushing with selfie-taking was worthRead more »
Is Your Headache Caused by TMJ?
With many headaches, the cause could be the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ: the place at the front of the ear where the lower jaw and the temporal bone on the side of the head meet.Read more »
The Effects of Poor Dental Hygiene (infographic)
Not taking care of your teeth can lead to more than bad breath, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and more.Read more »
Are energy drinks bad for your teeth?
The big misconception is that energy drinks and sports drinks are healthier than soda for oral health, but studies disproves that, because they erode or thin out the enamel of the teeth, leaving them more susceptible to decay and sensitivity.Read more »
The History of the Toothbrush
Though the original toothbrush started out as chewing sticks, the humble toothbrush has changed quite a bit over the years.Read more »
Connecting Osteoporosis and Oral Health
Osteoporosis has a major impact on the part of the jawbone supporting the teeth, and female sufferers of osteoporosis also have a higher likelihood of experiencing tooth loss.Read more »